Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies / March 20-21, 2015; Deadline: 15 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Valparaiso University
contact email: 
Carter.Hanson@valpo.edu

Call for Papers

The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies at Valparaiso University 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, political theory, music, art, architecture, media and popular culture, intentional communities, urban/rural planning.

Please send a 150-250 word abstract by December 15, 2015 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.

cfp categories: 
american
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
film_and_television
interdisciplinary
medieval
modernist studies
popular_culture
religion
renaissance
romantic
science_and_culture
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian