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American Lectures in the History of Religions: The Cinematic Sacred


Wake Forest will host the American Lectures in the History of Religions (February 27, 2019)

Jeffrey Stout, Professor of Religion, Princeton University

Wednesday, February 27 5:00—Wake Forest University

Lecture Series Title: “The Cinematic Sacred”

Sponsored by the American Academy of Religion, the American Lectures in the History of Religions (ALHR) brings a prominent scholar of Religious Studies to a specific geographic area for the duration of about one week, during which the scholar gives five different lectures at five academic institutions. Other area universities that Professor Stout will be visiting are Duke, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Greensboro, and NC State. There will be film screenings in conjunction with all of these lectures.

Professor Stout is well-known for his work in ethics, social criticism, political thought, modern theology, film, and theories of religion. He served as president of the American Academy of Religion in 2007 and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. (

Wednesday, February 27 at 5:00pm

Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Event Type

Speakers, Lectures


Academics, Study of Religions

Target Audience

Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

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