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.
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.
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
Applications are now open for Oral History Summer School 2019. We offer two workshops in Hudson, NY this summer.
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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.