3. A Happy Headache: Thinking Bodies, Identity, and Method in Religious Studies
Emily D Crews [+]
University of Alabama
Emily D. Crews is a Full Time Teaching Instructor in the Religious Studies Department at the University of Alabama and a PhD candidate in History of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her work focuses on projects of identity construction, maintenance, and negotiation in Nigerian Pentecostal immigrant communities in the United States. In the classroom she thinks with students about major categories and ideas in the study of religion through mundane phenomena like Star Wars, sororities, Jane Austen, and Alabama football (Roll Tide).