American Academy of Religion/Society for Biblical Literature

We regret that in the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will be unable to meet with you at the AAR/SBL joint annual conference. We want to highlight new titles that were scheduled to be featured in our booth and hope you will visit our website for more details.

Join us for a reading and panel discussion celebrating the Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora Peoples book series on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 4:00pm EST.

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Use coupon code AAR20 to save 40% on all online orders of books and journal issues through January 15, 2021.


Black and Blur

Fred Moten
Winner of the 2020 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism

The Lonely Letters

Ashon T. Crawley

The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians

Sa'red Atshan and Katharina Galor

Politics of Rightful Killing: Civil Society, Gender, and Sexuality in Weblogistan

Sima Shakhsari

Re-enchanting Modernity: Ritual Economy and Society in Wenzhou, China

Mayfair Yang

Hindutva as Political Monotheism

Anustup Basu

Affective Trajectories: Religion and Emotion in African Cityscapes

Hansjörg Dilger, Astrid Bochow, Marian Burchardt and Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon, editors


An issue of Poetics Today 41:3

Influx and Efflux: Writing Up with Walt Whitman

Jane Bennett

Genetic Afterlives: Black Jewish Indigeneity in South Africa

Noah Tamarkin

The Sense of Brown

José Esteban Muñoz
Edited and with an Introduction by Joshua Chambers-Letson and Tavia Nyong'o

Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire

Jack Halberstam

Afterlives of Affect: Science, Religion, and an Edgewalker's Spirit

Matthew C. Watson

Island Futures: Caribbean Survival in the Anthropocene

Mimi Sheller

Diary of a Detour

Lesley Stern

The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir

Saiba Varma

The Sacred and the Secular: Protestant Christianity as Lived Experience in Modern Korea

An issue of Journal of Korean Studies 25:2

Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation

Fadi A. Bardawil

Pluriversal Politics: The Real and the Possible

Arturo Escobar

Poor Queer Studies: Confronting Elitism in the University

Matt Brim

Dub: Finding Ceremony

Alexis Pauline Gumbs

The Aesthetics of Resistance, Volume II: A Novel

Peter Weiss
Translated by Joel Scott

Otherwise Worlds: Against Settler Colonialism and Anti-Blackness

Tiffany Lethabo King, Jenell Navarro, and Andrea Smith, editors

The Bruce B. Lawrence Reader: Islam Beyond Borders

Bruce B. Lawrence
Edited and with an Introduction by Ali Altaf Main