William Morris - influential artist, novelist, poet and socialist activist of Victorian Britain - penned two time-travel narratives: “A Dream of John Ball” and “News from Nowhere.” Fusing Marxism, late 19th century romance and science fiction, Morris’s works provide a utopian socialist take on government during a reforming period of Britain’s empire that increased political democracy on its constitutional monarchy. Join us as Professor Tom Prasch navigates Morris’s seemingly fictitious worlds of the past and the parallels of their posited futures with our current times. Tom Prasch is a...Continue reading »
Coming Up...Baby Storytime
A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very young. Introduce your little one to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older Siblings welcome...
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