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Great Utopian Dystopian 3 Swift, Voltaire, Utopian Satire

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We won’t be meeting at the La Madeline. We’ll meet over the Zoom meeting app so everyone can stay safe, until COVID-19 concerns are resolved.
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/594932535
Message me over meetup to get the password.

Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature

Professor Pamela Bedore, Ph.D.

https://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/great-utopian-and-dystopian-works-of-literature.html

At each meeting, we watch or listen to a lecture together, have a short break, and then discuss lecture together.

Typically, we cover one lecture every other week. See the event’s title for what lecture is for that event.

The meeting limit is 10 people.

Full lecture list for this course:

1 Utopia: The Perfect Nowhere
2 Thomas More and Utopian Origins
3 Swift, Voltaire, and Utopian Satire
4 American Dreamers: Hawthorne and Alcott
5 Samuel Butler and Utopian Technologies
6 Edward Bellamy and Utopian Activism
7 H. G. Wells and Utopian Science Fiction
8 Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Gendered Utopia
9 Yevgeny Zamyatin and Dystopian Uniformity
10 Aldous Huxley and Dystopian Pleasure
11 George Orwell and Totalitarian Dystopia
12 John Wyndham and Young Adult Dystopia
13 Philip K. Dick’s Dystopian Crime Prevention
14 Anthony Burgess, Free Will, and Dystopia
15 The Feminist Utopian Movement of the 1970s
16 Ursula K. Le Guin and the Ambiguous Utopia
17 Samuel Delany and the Heterotopia
18 Octavia Butler and the Utopian Alien
19 Octavia Butler and Utopian Hybridity
20 Margaret Atwood and Environmental Dystopia
21 Suzanne Collins and Dystopian Games
22 Cyberpunk Dystopia: Doctorow and Anderson
23 Apocalyptic Literature in the 21st Century
24 The Future of Utopia and Dystopia

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/philosophy-Austin/events/nldxsrybckbrb/

Venue

Zoom online meeting (ignore map location)
Zoom online meeting (ignore map location)
Austin, tx 73301 us
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