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American Examples S04 E01: “Religion Scholars are not human”

Opening scene from Lauren Thompson's american examples video.

As an MA student in the “public humanities” core course at REL, Lauren Thompson observed a 2023 American Examples workshop. After making a video, she realized something about religion scholars: they’re inhuman. Read more to find out how and why! […]

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Announcing the 2023 American Examples Cohort

We are excited to announce our cohort of participants in the 2023 American Examples program! These early career scholars of religion will participate in a series of three workshops on research, teaching, and digital public humanities hosted by the Department of Religious Studies during the 2023 calendar year. Each workshop is led by mentors from the Department’s faculty and the program is funded by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. […]

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2023 American Examples Call for Participants

American Examples is a collaborative working group for early career scholars who study religion in America, broadly conceived, from a variety of disciplines. The program is generously funded by the Henry Luce  Foundation. American Examples engages the study of religion in America across three areas: research, teaching, and public scholarship. Drawing on expertise from across the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, American Examples produces scholars whose work exceeds the academic and geographic boundaries of “American religion” or “American […]

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