Catherine Wessinger on the Cult Narrative and the Branch Davidians

Event poster for Catherine Wessinger's talk

Catherine Wessinger, Rev. H. James Yamauchi, S.J. Professor of the History of Religions at Loyola University New Orleans, will speak on “The Cult Narrative and the Branch Davidians” on May 3rd at Grainger Hall. Wessinger will present her research on the media’s depiction of the Branch Davidian community as part of the ongoing collaboration between the UW Madison Religious Studies Program and the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.