AAR/SBL Southeastern Regional Conference

Religion, Health, and Disease:

An Online Conference Where Interdisciplinary Lines Intersect
Mar. 12-14, 2021

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Religion, Health, and Disease: An Online Conference Where Interdisciplinary Lines Intersect
Mar. 12-14, 2021

You can register for this year’s meeting here. 

We hope to distribute the preliminary program shortly. Here are some of the conference highlights:

  1. Friday, March 12 — Plenary Roundtable: “Race, Religion, and Health: Epidemics of Disparity”
  2. Saturday, March 13 — Plenary Roundtable: “A Pedagogy of Existence: Religion, Oppression, and Well-Being in the Work of William R. Jones” (author, Is God a White Racist?)
  3. Saturday, March 13 — Online Screening: COVID-19 documentary, Totally Under Control (Alex Gibney, 2020)
  4. Several Invited Sessions – Topics: “Healing & the Bible in Africana Christianities,” “Recent Scholarship on the Hebrew Bible,”  “The Book of Ben Sira,” “Class, Identity, and Religion,” “Accessing the Archives of William R. Jones,” and “Well-Being in the Ethnography of Africana Religions”

Shortly before March 12, we will distribute the log-in information required to attend the conference.

Many thanks for your participation and please let us know if you have any questions!

Due to COVID-19, the AAR/SBL SE 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually on March 12-14. Florida State University is generously providing the resources and support for that virtual meeting. A Call for Papers and a thematic statement of the conference theme are found below. Papers and panels related to the conference theme are especially welcome, but a wide variety of other topics are invited.

As the AAR/SBL SE Joint Executive Committee proceeds with planning, we will post all updates about the conference to this website, so watch here or our Facebook page for further information about the 2021 meeting. The AAR/SBL SE plans to return to an in-person meeting in spring 2022.

You can access the online conference theme here.

SECSOR.org is the website for the joint meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Southeastern Regions. We are operating as a joint committee of the AAR/SE LLC and as the Southeast Annual Regional Meeting of the SBL.

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