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American Examples 2022: Name for Contributors

American Examples is a collaborative working group for early profession students who examine faith in America, broadly conceived, from a wide range of disciplines. This system is generously funded by the Henry Luce Foundation. American Examples engages the examine of faith in America throughout three areas: analysis, instructing, and public scholarship. Drawing on experience from throughout the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, American Examples produces students whose work exceeds the tutorial and geographic boundaries of “American faith” or “American non secular historical past.”

American Examples seeks purposes for contributors in its 2022 program. AE consists of three workshops, every with its personal focus: analysis, public scholarship, and instructing. As COVID-19 continues to make planning troublesome, we’re at present planning to carry the three workshops nearly. The AE Steering Committee is carefully monitoring the COVID state of affairs and leaves the opportunity of in-person conferences potential ought to circumstances enhance nationally and in Alabama.

Contributors might be given a $750 stipend for his or her participation in this system.

Read the full call for participants

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About Michael Altman

Michael J. Altman is Assistant Professor within the Division of Non secular Research. Dr. Altman’s areas of curiosity are American non secular historical past, idea and methodology within the examine of faith, the historical past of comparative faith, and Asian religions in American tradition. General, his analysis sits on the crossroads of American non secular historical past and non secular research, utilizing the theoretical insights of spiritual research to dig deeper into what we imply by “faith” in non secular historical past. His present analysis examines cultural constructions of Hinduism in Nineteenth-century America.


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