Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies

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Carter Hanson/Valparaiso University
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The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies will be held March 20-21, 2015, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN. The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies is a regional conference dedicated to exploring the rich tradition of utopianism in all its forms. We invite papers on topics related to the utopian tradition, from the ancient to the present day, from diverse fields, such as: utopian and dystopian literature, the history of actual or planned intentional communities, political theory, music, art, architecture, media and popular culture, urban/rural planning.

Please send a 150-250 word abstract by December 15, 2014 to Carter Hanson, Department of English, Valparaiso University, at Carter.Hanson@valpo.edu
Visit the conference website at www.valpo.edu/cas/utopianconference

The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies is supported by Valparaiso University's College of Arts and Sciences, the departments of English and History, and by the English department of Simpson University, California.