Michael J. Altman

Michael J. Altman is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. His research ranges from American religious history to critical theory. His first book, Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu: American Representations of India, 1721-1893 will be published by Oxford University Press in 2017.


Contributions by Michael J. Altman


Reinventing Graduate Education in the Study of Religion

We spend a lot of time on the Religious Studies Project discussing Religious Studies as a discipline or field of study, what it means to study 'religion' with or without quotation marks, and what exactly it is that the critical, scholarly study of societal discourses surrounding 'religion' might have to offer. However, ...