The Forum on Religion Presents

Diane Winston

All the News That's Fit to Print: Religion, Sexuality and AIDS Coverage in the 1980s

Thursday, May 30, 2013
7:00 PM
Great Hall at International House, UC San Diego
North Torrey Pines Road & Pangea Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

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Free. Open to the public. No RSVP.

The talk will be followed by a panel session and Q&A with the audience. The panelists are Babak Rahimi, Associate Professor in the Department of Literature and Program for the Study of Religion; David Serlin, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Communication; Roshanak Kheshti, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies; and Richard Madsen, Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology.

Diane Winston Diane Winston holds the Knight Chair in Media and Religion at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California. A national authority on religion and the media as both a journalist and a scholar, her expertise includes religion, politics and the news media as well as religion and the entertainment media. Professor Winston's current research interests are religion and international relations, religion and new media, and the media's role in fostering Americans' religious attitudes and identity.  Between 1983 and 1995, Professor Winston covered religion for the Raleigh News and Observer, the Dallas Times Herald and the Baltimore Sun and contributed regularly to the Dallas Morning News. She has won numerous press association awards and been  nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Her articles also have appeared in the New York Times,Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Global Post and the Chronicle of Higher Education among other publications. Winston holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University as well as Master’s degrees from Harvard Divinity School and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her published books are Red Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of the Salvation Army (Harvard,1999), Faith in the Market: Religion and Urban Commercial Culture (Rutgers, 2003) and Small Screen, Picture: Lived Religion and Television (Baylor, 2009) and the Oxford Handbook on Religion and the American News Media (2012).


Burke Lectureship on Religion
Department of Communication
Department of Literature
Department of Sociology
Making of the Modern World Program (Roosevelt College)
Third World Studies Program