Kathryn Lofton - Frederic C. Wood Lecture


Wednesday, October 10, 2018


5:30 pm


Taylor Hall 203-Auditorium

The annual Frederic C. Wood Lecture being given by Kathryn Lofton of Yale University.
"The Present Life of Blasphemy: Kanye West in American Popular Culture.”

BIO: Kathryn Lofton is Professor of American Studies, Religious Studies, History and Divinity at Yale University, where she has also served as the Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development as well as Chair of the Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program and the Department of Religious Studies. She is the author of two books, Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon(2011) and Consuming Religion (2017), and one edited collection, Women's Work. An Anthology of African-American Women's Historical Writings (2010).

Sponsored by the Department of Religion,
Media Studies, Women’s Studies, American Studies, and Africana Studies.

Wendy Post

Religion Department