Kathryn Lofton

Kathryn Lofton is the Lex Hixon Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies at Yale University.

Cancel Culture and Other Myths

Anti-fandom as heartbreak
Kathryn Lofton
March 27, 2023
Oprah Winfrey wears a tiara, standing with cast members of SNL

Has Anyone Talked About How It Feels

Oprah Winfrey’s reign
Kathryn Lofton
September 20, 2021
Image of COVID-19 virus. Graphic by Bianca Ibarlucea.

The Profound Horror of the Mass Grave

If funerals show a society’s endurance, ours is coming apart
Kathryn Lofton
May 19, 2020