religionconference.syr.edu
Keynote Speaker: Kathryn Lofton | Flourish and Decay
Kathryn Lofton is a historian of religion who has written extensively about capitalism, celebrity, sexuality, and the concept of the secular. In her work, she has examined the ways the history of religion is constituted by the history of popular culture and the emergence of corporations in modernity. Her first book, Oprah: The Gospel of an …