The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley, CA will be hosting the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Western Region (AAR/WR) from March 19 - 21, 2021. Due to the current pandemic, the conference will be virtual (with the possibility of some hybrid sessions).
There are several Buddhist Studies panels worth exploring for faculty and students. This year's conference theme is “Religious Studies after COVID-19: The Role of Religion in Times of Pandemic, Sustainability, Marginalized Communities, and Social & Economic Justice.”
Topics of special interest include: Sangha Responses to the Pandemic; Buddhism and Racial Justice; Socially Engaged Buddhism; and Buddhism and Healing.