I'm getting mighty close to my doctoral exams. I'll be taking exams during the first half of November and I'll be up to my ears in books, articles, and outlines until then. And since I can't keep a nine to five--I'll be gone 'til November. Around the 16th to be specific. More content then. I'll … Continue reading I’ll be gone ’til November
This is the fourth of my four exam list I've been posting over the past couple of weeks. This exam is technically a "dissertation specific" exam and so it is a combination of readings on Hinduism in America and India as well as some studies of how Hinduism has been represented in America and Britain. … Continue reading My “Hinduism: Colony, Metropole, and America” exam list
This is the third of four posts which include my various exam lists for my preliminary exams. This exam is in my "outside area" of Media studies. There's some great theory on here as well as a lot of stuff dealing with ethnography and representation. It is a little light on the religion side but … Continue reading My Outside Area Exam List: “Media Studies and Religion”
Continuing where I left off on Friday, here's the second of four exam lists. I think it's important we help each other out with these sorts of things so that our doctoral programs can be as useful to us as possible. So, hopefully this is a help to some other struggling Americanist. It's a bit … Continue reading My “American Religious History” Exam List
Over the next couple of days I'm going to be posting the various exam lists I've been working through and will continue to work through until my preliminary exams in November. If anyone out there is also studying for exams or just likes these books and wants to chat, talk, exchange outlines, or whatever let … Continue reading My “Theory and Method In the Study of Religion” Exam List
This morning I read this great piece from Ruth Rosen over at the History News Network where she unpacks the role of women in the Tea Party movement. Women also play a decisive role in the Tea Party and now make up 55 percent of its supporters, according to the latest Quinnipiac poll. Hanna Rosin … Continue reading Women’s History is Tea Party History?