Polaris Lecture: 'Utopia: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?'

2010-06-12 by

English professor Toby Widdicombe delivered this lecture on a topic he has studied for 43 years, since the age of 11. He is the author of several books and a past editor of the international Journal on Utopian Studies. In this lecture he looks at the various definitions and misconceptions of utopia. He is introduced by Steve Haycox, professor of history.

The podcast was recorded on April 15, 2010 in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307.

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Toby Widdicombe's page
List of books Toby Widdicombe has written
Polaris Lectures website
Background on the Polaris Lecture series