The 2013 Robert S. Mason Lecture - Monday, March 18, 2013
The 2013 Robert S. Mason Lecture
"A History of Religion in 5½ Objects”
by S. Brent Plate
6:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2013
Copley Formal Lounge
(Reception to follow)
S. Brent Plate is a leading expert on religion and visual culture. His many books include Religion and Film; Blasphemy: Art that Offends; Representing Religion in World Cinema; and Religion, Art, and Visual Culture. He is co-founder and managing editor of Material Religion: The Journal of Objects, Art, and Belief, and co-founder and president of SCRIPT (the Society for Comparative Research in Iconic and Performative Texts). He currently teaches at Hamilton College.