In Archaeologies of the Future, Fredric Jameson wonders: "can we invent a way of reading Thomas More's Utopia (1516) so as to recover something of the shock and freshness of its elegant new Latin for the first European readers?”
This symposium is both an interdisciplinary response to this question, and a celebratory reading for the 500th anniversary of More’s text.
Old Court, Clare College, Cambridge
10 am - 5 pm
Registration £ 40 / 20
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS to include:
Andrew Zurcher (Faculty of English, Cambridge University)
Professor Gregory Claeys (Professor of History and Political Thought, Royal Holloway)
Professor Davina Cooper (Professor of Law and Political Theory, University of Kent)
Jonny Briggs (http://www.jonnybriggs.com/)
Jane Hayes Greenwood (http://www.janehayesgreenwo...)
Declan Jenkins (http://www.declanjenkins.com/)
Nicholas Johnson (http://nicholasjohnson.ca/)
Fee includes symposium talks, lunch, and evening performance.
Round Church on Bridge Street, Cambridge
Tickets £ 10 / 5 / free for all symposium participants
featuring a NEW WORK by Louis D'Heudieres
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