Study of Religion as an Analytic Discipline (SORAAAD) workshop, San Diego, Nov 2014

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The full program for the 2014 SORAAAD workshop “Comparison and the Analytical Study of Religion” is now available. John Kloppenborg, David Frankfurter, Margo Kitts, Jamel Velji, Paul C. Johnson, Kathryn Lofton, Jens Kreinath, and Michael Houseman will talk about the use of comparison to re-conceptualize the study of religion in Late Antiquity; Black Atlantic Religions; Religion and Violence;and Religion and Ritual.

The workshop will take place Friday afternoon, November 21st, 2014 12:45 p.m. in San Diego. The location, a few minutes walk from the San Diego Convention Center, will be announced to those registered.

Registration is free, thanks to sponsorship by the University of Regina Department of Religion. The participation limit is 70.
To register: please place “SORAAAD – 2014 – Registration” in the subject line of an email to

The program is attached below, available for download on, and found on the SORAAAD website. The Suggested Readings will, along with the presentations, serve as the baseline for discussion. The program will be updated on academia .edu and the SORAAAD website, adding additional links to Suggested Readings as we acquire permission and access from the authors.

In addition to the SORAAAD website, you can follow the workshop on by listing either SORAAAD or the Study of Religion as an Analytical Discipline as a research interest, and by “liking” SORAAAD’s Facebook page.

We hope to see you in San Diego and wish you a pleasant start to the academic year.

Randall (CHSR), Rebecca (MBS), Bill (CTDR & RDCO), Ipsita (SOR) , David (CTDR), Jens (CTDR) and Emma (RDCO)

SORAAAD’s Workshop Ethos Statement

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