Over at Religion in American History Kelly Baker and I discuss religion panels and papers at this year’s American Studies Association. We even get into a comparison between the ASA and the American Academy of Religion. It was such a great back and forth that one post wasn’t enough. Find part 1 here and part 2 here.
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Michael J. Altman is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He is the author of 'Heathen, Hinndoo, Hindu: American Representations of India, 1721-1893' (Oxford University Press, 2017). Dr. Altman's areas of interest are American religious history, theory and method in the study of religion, the history of comparative religion, and Asian religions in American culture. Overall, his research sits at the crossroads of American religious history and religious studies, using the theoretical insights of religious studies to dig deeper into what we mean by "religion" in religious history. View all posts by Michael J. Altman