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What’s New in Foodtopia?

Canterbury Shaker Village Canterbury, NH

This presentation is a review of Margot Anne Kelley's Foodtopia: Communities in Pursuit of Peace, Love & Homegrown Food, published by Godine Press (2022). My review places Foodtopia within the larger context of eating in utopian and intentional communities (see Eating in Eden and the special issue of Utopian Studies). The presentation will be about…

Anne Hampton Brewster’s St. Martin’s Summer

This podcast episode of Lost Ladies of Lit with Amy Helmes and Kim Askew focuses on an 1866 novel, St. Martin's Summer, written by Philadelphian and expat author Anne Hampton Brewster.  The autobiographical novel, set primarily in Naples, Italy, sets the stage for Brewster's later career in Rome. Listen wherever you get your podcasts!

Let’s Talk Books! Engaging Italy: American Women’s Utopian Visions

Zoom

This virtual presentation on Engaging Italy is part of Professor Lynn Domina's series, Let's Talk Books at NMU. A Zoom link will be made available for those who wish to participate live. A Q & A will follow the presentation. The presentation will be recorded for later viewing.

Mr. Kate Cromo: News Correspondent Anne Hampton Brewster in Rome, 1869-1890

This presentation, part of the Library Company of Philadelphia's Fireside Chat Series, focuses on Philadelphian Anne Hampton Brewster's career as a news correspondent in Rome. This part of her life plays a significant role in my book, Engaging Italy: American Women's Utopian Visions and Transnational Networks. The talk will also provide a brief overview of…