Westar’s twice-yearly national meetings feature workshops and lectures for non-specialists, conducted by Westar and other leading figures in the scholarship of religion.
Resources from past meetings:
A typical meeting runs Wednesday through Saturday, with workshops, lectures, interviews with authors, and opportunities to ask questions and engage guest speakers in discussion.
Westar Fellows meet at these national meetings to discuss academic papers, usually on Friday and Saturday. Associate members and other attendees are welcome to read the papers, observe the deliberations, participate in unofficial voting, and engage in lively forum discussions after the sessions.