National Programs

Westar holds a spring national meeting that features public lectures and the work of Westar’s academic seminars. In the fall, Westar scholars can be found at the annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion. Westar’s spring meeting is geared toward the public features both workshops and lectures for non-specialists.
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Regional Programs

Westar several regional programs throughout the year called Jesus Seminars on the Road (JSOR). These are normally Friday evening and Saturday events. Led by Westar Fellows, these programs are designed to help non-specialists develop skills in religious literacy pertaining to contemporary scholarly questions and issues.
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Online Programs

Westar holds several events a year online. These events include online academic seminars, workshops with particular Westar scholars, several discussions on issues in religion, Praxis events, and “Westar Matters” discussions with Enhanced Members.
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Help with Westar Events

Do you wish to help support Westar’s mission of religious literacy? Why not inquire about or sponsor a Westar events in your neighborhood? You can help a school, library, university, community organization, or church host an event in your area. Get in touch with Westar; let us know you’re interested in supporting religious literacy.