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#naasr2017 Program Announcement: The Things we Study when we Study Religion

Note: This post originally appeared here on the NAASR website. Following NAASR’s annual programs in 2015, devoted to theory, and 2016, on method, the program for 2017 will focus on the things that we, as scholars of religion, study. What, for instance, counts as data? … Continue reading

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So You Think You Want to Get a Ph.D.?

[The following editorial was written for my college’s student paper, The Thoma; the target audience includes those undergraduate students who think a Ph.D. is just like any other professional credential, who might balk at the amount of work required, and who think … Continue reading

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Speed Date Interviews at the AAR/SBL: A Look at the High Costs of the Academic Job Hunt

By Philip L. Tite INTRODUCTION As the joint annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) approaches later in November, there has been a flurry of activity in preparation: applications, CVs, cover … Continue reading

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