AAR Events

The Kierkegaard Society hosts a session every year at the American Academy of Religion meeting. Information about future events will be posted here.

Questions about AAR sessions can be directed to the Kierkegaard Society’s AAR Representative, Antony Aumann.

The next AAR event held by the Society will take place in San Antonio, Texas.

Søren Kierkegaard Society AAR Session

“Kierkegaard and Public Philosophy”

Chair: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan University)


  • Vanessa Rumble (Boston College)
  • Alexander Jech (Notre Dame)
  • Gordon Marino (St. Olaf)


The most recent AAR event took place last year:

December 8, 2020, from 11 AM to 1 PM Eastern Standard Time:

Theme: Kierkegaard and Phenomenology
Chair: Aaron Simmons (Furman University)


Merold Westphal (Fordham University)
Commentator: Claudia Welz (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Eleanor Helms (California Polytechnic University)
Commentator: Antony Aumann (Northern Michigan University)

Amber Bowen (University of Aberdeen)
Commentator: Stephen Minister (Augustana University)