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Community and Emergent Order in Non-State Spaces

    • political theory spring symposium

Thursday April 18 - Breedlove Room (Perkins Library)

2-3:30 Paul Cantor, “‘Sitting Pretty at the End of the World’: Apocalyptic Non-State Spaces in Popular Culture,” resp. Michael Valdez Moses

3:45-5:15 David Friedman, “Vinge, Heinlein, the Sagas, and Me: Stateless and Semi-Stateless Societies in Fiction and Semi-Fiction,” resp. Michael Munger


Friday April 19 - Breedlove Room (Perkins Library)


10-11:30  Kim Stanley Robinson, “The Future Is My State,” resp. Rebecca Evans


11:45-1:15   Steven Vincent, “Visions of Stateless Society,” resp. Ruth Grant


2:15-3:45 Robert Paul Wolff, “In Defense of Anarchism,” resp. Michael Gillespie

Sponsored by the English Department, The Gerst Program for Political, Economic, and Humanistic Studies, and The Franklin Humanities Institute.



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