Sensitive People: Cancel Culture & Other Myths

Event Date: 

Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Henley Hall Lecture Room 1010

Event Price: 


In this talk, Kathryn Lofton will consider how the fear of "cancel culture" comprises a significant expression of technological and epistemic risk. 

Kathryn Lofton is FAS Dean of Humanities, and Lex Hixon Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies, Professor of History and Divinity, Yale University. Dean Lofton has written several books and articles on religion, capitalism, sexuality, and the concept of the secular, including Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon (2011) and Consuming Religion (2017).

The Capps Center is pleased to co-sponsor this event.