Alice Eckardt Scholar in Residence: Kathryn Lofton

Date of Event: 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 7:00pm


Global Commons, Williams Hall
"Can't Help Lovin' ":  Unlikeable Gods in Pop Life  

Kathryn Lofton is professor of religious studies, American studies, and history at Yale University where she also serves as the chair of the Department of Religious Studies and the Deputy Dean of Diversity and Faculty Development in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She has written extensively about capitalism, celebrity, sexuality, and the concept of the secular. Her next book-length study will consider the religions of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

All are welcome. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 610-758-3353 or email