Symposium 3-2-2016!!

Utopia: Dreaming the Social

Sponsored by the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies with additional sponsorship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, WFU Humanities Institute, WFU Department of History, and WFU Department of Philosophy.

This is a One Day Symposium: March 2, 10am to 4:30pm. Place: Reynolda House Auditorium


Karma Lochrie, Women and Gender Studies, University of Indiana: “‘Nowhere’ in the Middle Ages.”

Sarah Hogan, English, Wake Forest University: “A Peninsula Made an Island.”

Christopher Kendrick, English, Loyola University–Chicago: “Adventures of the New Science in Winstanley and Cavendish”

Thomas Frank, History, Wake Forest University: “Building a Pragmatic Utopia, Moravian Settlements in 18th Century Wachovia”

Judith Madera, English, Wake Forest University: “Impossible Geographies: Maroon Geographies in the 19th Centutry”

Philip E. Wegner, English, University of Florida, Gainesville: “Free at Last and Human at Last: Utopian Form in Robinson’s 2312 and Lord’s Best of All Possible Worlds”


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