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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2008

HIS 381 • Religion and National Identity

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
40415 M
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
UTC 4.114
Martinez, Anne

Course Description

This graduate readings course will examine religion and national identity in a variety of settings. Our goal is to understand how religion and national identity are linked in various parts of the world, regardless of the type of government or religion involved. We will look at seminal works on nationalism and try to come to some understanding of how religion plays a role in the development and maintenance of national identity and culture.


Readings may include: Benedict Anderson, Imagined Community R. Scott Appleby, The Ambivalence of the Sacred Thomas Benjamin, La RevoluciĆ³n Pamela Voekel, Alone Before God Peter D'Agostino, Rome in America Eddie S. Glaud, Jr., Is It Nation Time?


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