RU99: DR RICHARD NEWTON ON AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY, RELIGION, CULTURE, EDUCATION

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast welcomes Dr Richard Newton to the Podcast! To support the podcast please visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/vanessa23carl Richard Newton is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his PhD in Critical Comparative Scriptures from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Newton’s areas of interest include theory and method in the study of religion, African American history, the New Testament in Western imagination, American cultural politics, and pedagogy in religious studies. His research explores how people create “scriptures” and how those productions operate in the formation of identities and cultural boundaries. In addition to an array of book chapters and online essays, Dr. Newton has published in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Method & Theory in the Study of Religion, Religion Compass, and Religion & Theology to name a few. He is a member of the international scholarly working group, Culture on the Edge. His new book, Identifying Roots: Alex Haley and the Anthropology of Scriptures, published by Equinox in the Culture on the Edge book series, casts Alex Haley’s Roots as a case study in the dynamics of scriptures and identity politics with critical implications for the study of race, religion, and media. You can learn more about his research and pedagogy at his social media professional development site, Sowing the Seed: Fruitful Conversations in Religion, Culture, and Teaching. Follow him at Twitter: https://twitter.com/seedpods This episode is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/3AWeoTpNlcU Book Link: https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/identifying-roots/ Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama: https://religion.ua.edu/blog/ Sowing the Seed: Fruitful Conversations in Religion, Culture, and Teaching: https://sowingtheseed.org “Studying Religion in Culture: A Tale of Prepositions and Conjunctions” by Russell T. McCutcheon https://religion.ua.edu/links/studying-religion-in-culture/ Culture on the Edge http://edge.ua.edu Institute for Signifying Scriptures: http://www.signifyingscriptures.org Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy https://mcpress.media-commons.org/plannedobsolescence/ “The Examples Approach” from the American Examples project: https://americanexamples.as.ua.edu/about/ #IdRoots Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. http://www.renderingunconscious.org Rendering Unconscious is also a book and e-book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) https://store.trapart.net/details/00000 Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst based Stockholm, who sees clients internationally, specializing in offering quality psychoanalytic treatment remotely and online. Her books include Switching Mirrors (2016), The Fenris Wolf vol 9 (2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (2018) co-edited with Manya Steinkoler, and Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation forthcoming from Routledge 2020. Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis. http://www.drvanessasinclair.net The track at the end of the episode is “Opening doors we never knew existed” from the album “Switching” by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson, available as a 2CD boxset "Switching Mirrors" from Highbrow Lowlife and Trapart Editions. https://store.trapart.net/details/00111 Also available digitally at Bandcamp: https://vanessasinclaircarlabrahamsson.bandcamp.com

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