The American Examples Fellow is a second-year student in the MA program of the UA Department of Religious Studies who has successfully completed the Foundation in Public Humanities and Religious Studies course and demonstrated an aptitude and ability to do digital public humanities work. The fellow’s responsibilities include maintaining the AE website, assisting with planning and logistics for the three workshop meeting, and providing ongoing help and consultation for participants on digital public humanities projects.
Jack Bernardi joins the American Examples team as AE Fellow for 2020-2021. His research explores apocalyptic discourses on climate change and other contemporary crises of modernity, with an emphasis on the role played by digital media in facilitating these discourses. Following his graduation from the program in Spring of 2021, Jack hopes to continue his education in a doctoral program for Media Studies.
A second-year student in the Religion in Culture MA program at the University of Alabama, Jeremee Nute is serving as a second American Examples Fellow for 2020-2021. His research focuses on how categorizations of the religious and secular are constructed and deployed Mandarin-language survey work. Jeremee also hopes to continue his graduate education after graduating from the program in 2021.