Image of Lindsay V. Reckson and Phillip Maciak and their book covers

Realist Ecstasy and The Disappearing Christ

Authors, Lindsay V. Reckson and Phillip Maciak in Conversation, moderated by Rebecca Wanzo, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Join Lindsay Reckson (Assistant Professor of English, Haverford College) and Phillip Maciak (Lecturer in English and American Culture Studies, Washington University in St. Louis) in conversation with Rebecca Wanzo about their new books, which take on secularism in American cultural production; scenes of ecstatic performance in literature, photography, and early film; and the complex interplay of race, religion, and representation in the post-Reconstruction US. 

Free and Open to the Public.

Sponsored by the Performing Arts Department, American Culture Studies, and the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.