The Religious is the Political

Savannah H. Finver is a recent graduate of U.A.’s Master of Arts in Religion in Culture program. Beginning in the Fall of 2020, she will be pursuing her Ph.D. at Ohio State University in Comparative Studies. Her interests lie in … Continue reading

Tips on Working from Home

We realize that working from home for the rest of the semester, whether here in Tuscaloosa or elsewhere in the country, can present a few challenges — even if you don’t have a cat. To help with that, the Student … Continue reading

It’s finally here! It’s American Examples week!

It’s here. Well, almost. The papers have been read. The mentors have met and brainstormed. The plane tickets and hotels are booked. The restaurant reservations are made. This week 9 new participants in the American Examples program, funded graciously by … Continue reading

We Can’t Leave Tesla Alone

Madeleine Lewis graduated from UA in 2017 with degrees Religious Studies and Applied Mathematics. She is now teaching English and Computer Science in Montenegro with the Fulbright Program. This past September, Elon Musk tweeted, “Finally, we will do Nikola Tesla … Continue reading

Revising our Mission

I posted the above the other day while retweeting a story on Twitter about some of the obstacles that can stand in the way of early career scholars — notably those that are financial, such as annual registration fees at … Continue reading

#AmericanExamples2020 Cohort Announced

Some snazzy new American Examples mugs have started appearing on social media. Thrilled to be joining the #AmericanExamples2020 program at University of Alabama next year! Can’t wait to talk teaching, research and public scholarship with an awesome cohort of scholars. Thanks … Continue reading

Dr. Roshan Abraham: Not-So-Secret Scholarly Identities

As someone familiar with the work of our Department. Dr. Roshan Abraham knows that we appreciate the complexities of identification. Join Prof. Newton as he gets to know a bit about our 2019 Day Lecturer in the interview below. See part 1 … Continue reading