Blaspheming Against Ourselves: Folk Categories in Religion and Theatre

  • Lance Gharavi Arizona State University


This paper discusses my participation on a 2015 academic panel on religion and performance that dealt with the question of blasphemy. I approach the question, Is there such a thing as secular blasphemy?, through the conceptual framework of folk categories.

Author Biography

Lance Gharavi, Arizona State University
Associate Professor, School of Film, Dance and Theatre