15 episodes

Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. The podcast brings listeners into the life of the department through discussions with faculty, student work, analysis of current events and popular culture, and interviews about the state of religious studies as a field. It is a chance to listen in to the conversations we're having on the balconies and inside the offices of Manly Hall, the department building and our logo.

Study Religion Dept. of Religious Studies at UA

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Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. The podcast brings listeners into the life of the department through discussions with faculty, student work, analysis of current events and popular culture, and interviews about the state of religious studies as a field. It is a chance to listen in to the conversations we're having on the balconies and inside the offices of Manly Hall, the department building and our logo.

    Ep. 15 American Examples: The Lost Tapes

    Ep. 15 American Examples: The Lost Tapes

    While digging through a set of lost audio files we here at Study Religion found an interview from the American Examples research workshop in March of 2020. In this interview host Mike Altman talks with Hannah Scheidt and Travis Cooper about their experience as part of American Examples, a program for untenured scholars of religion in America funded by the Luce Foundation and hosted by the Department of Religious Studies. Applications for the 2021 American Examples program are open now and the due date is October 31, 2020. You can find out more about American Examples, including how to apply, at: http;//americanexamples.ua.edu

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 14 Race and New Religious Movements

    Ep. 14 Race and New Religious Movements

    In this episode Prof. Richard Newton, from our department, interviews Emily Clark from Gonzaga University and Brad Stoddard from McDaniel College about their new documentary reader Race and New Religious Movements in the USA. Not only do they discuss the reader and the documents they included, they also talk about the process of collaborating together on the project. You can order the Race and New Religious Movements in the USA here: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/race-and-new-religious-movements-in-the-usa-9781350064003/

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama.

    • 41 min
    Ep. 13 The Podcasts Podcast

    Ep. 13 The Podcasts Podcast

    The MA students in the Department of Religious Studies have made some excellent podcasts. In this episode Prof. Mike Altman is joined by Prof. Nathan Loewen to discuss the REL 502: Religious Studies and Public Humanities class and the graduate students who have produced podcast as part of the class. Then we listen to two student-made podcast. It's a great conversation about how religious studies can be presented through podcasting!

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 12 Making The Jump Part 3 w/ Kate Daley-Bailey

    Ep. 12 Making The Jump Part 3 w/ Kate Daley-Bailey

    This is the third in our three episode series that features interviews with people who decided to take a risk and make a jump in their careers. They found new ways to use their training in religious studies and made their own path. In this episode we talk with Kate Daley-Bailey about her work as an academic adviser and how her training in religious studies led her there.

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama.

    • 20 min
    Ep. 11 Making The Jump Part 2 w/ Shayna Sheinfeld

    Ep. 11 Making The Jump Part 2 w/ Shayna Sheinfeld

    This is the second in our three episode series that features interviews with people who decided to take a risk and make a jump in their careers. They found new ways to use their training in religious studies and made their own path. In this episode we talk with Shayna Sheinfeld about her work as an academic coach, what exactly an academic coach is, and how she found her way to her work.

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama.

    • 22 min
    Ep. 10 Making the Jump Part 1 w/ Tenzan Eaghll

    Ep. 10 Making the Jump Part 1 w/ Tenzan Eaghll

    This is the first of three episodes that feature interview with people who decided to take a risk and make a jump in their careers. They found new ways to use their training in religious studies and made their own path. In this episode we talk with Tenzan Eaghll who teaches at Mahidol University in Thailand.

    A transcript of the show is available at: religion.ua.edu/about-us/podcasts/

    Study Religion is a production of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama.

    • 21 min

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REL fam ,

Listen. You'll be glad you did.

REL at UA has long been on the cutting edge of digital humanities. This podcast is a great showcase of the amazing work and critical thinking coming out of the Dept of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. Love what you've done, and look forward to future podcasts! #studyreligionandfindout

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Funny and insightful

An interesting and accessible look into theories of religion. Can't wait for more

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This podcast is exactly why this department is so good. Looking forward to more episodes.

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