H-Communal Societies is concerned with topics related to intentional communities, including the academic study of communities, participation and membership in them, and curatorship and other activities related to the preservation of historic communal sites and artifacts.

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Lyman Tower Sargent will lecture on "African American Visions of a Better Life and How to Achieve It" at the Library of Congress on 14 May 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm, Pickford Theatre, 3d floor, Madison Building. The lecture covers African American utopian literature and intentional communities founded by and for African Americans, as well as other expressions of African American utopianism. There may be a webcast.

Lecture at the Library of Congress

I will be giving a public lecture entitled "African American Visions of a Better Life and How to Achieve It" at the Library of Congress on 14 May 2019 at 12:00-1:00 pm in the Pickford Theatre, 3d floor, Madison Building. It may be webcast. In the lecture I discuss African American utopian literature, intentional communities founded by and for African Americans, and a few other means designed to achieve a better life.

Lyman Tower Sargent

Oral History Summer School 2019: Applications Now Open for Summer Workshops!

Applications are now open for Oral History Summer School 2019. We will offer two workshops in Hudson, NY this summer. Come all ye budding oral historians, artists, advocates, and researchers who wish to make of use of oral history in your practices. More information and registration on our website: www.oralhistorysummerschool.com
 

Religion and Innovation: symposium and webcast, April 12

****Hi H-Communal-Societies subscribers: We plan to discuss how various communities adopt and sometimes reject technology.  We hope you will join us!

Religion and Innovation: Symposium and Webcast
Friday, 12 April 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
S. C. Johnson Conference Center, 1st Floor, West Wing
Washington, DC USA

FREE and open to the public.

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