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"From Serious to Sexy: Utopia from Thomas More to Denis Veiras" Feb. 7

"From Serious to Sexy: Utopia from Thomas More to Denis Veiras" Feb. 7

"From Serious to Sexy: Utopia from Thomas More to Denis Veiras" Feb. 7

The 2006 Thomas More Lecture

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 3:15 4:30 PM


"From Serious to Sexy: Utopia from Thomas More to Denis Veiras"

at Special Collections

Rivera Library

University of California

Dr. John Christian Laursen
Dr. John Christian Laursen

John Christian Laursen received his Ph.D from The Johns Hopkins University, and joined the UCR faculty in 1991. His teaching and research interests include political theory and the history of political thought, with special interests in skepticism, liberalism, cosmopolitanism, and freedom of the press. Professor Laursen is the author of The Politics of Skepticism in the Ancients, Montaigne, Hume, and Kant (1992) in addition to co-translating Carl Friedrich Bahrdt's play, The Edict of Religion (2000). His most recent edited volumes include Continental Millenarians: Protestants, Catholics, Heretics (2001) and Histories of Heresy in Early Modern Europe: For, Against, and Beyond Persecution and Toleration (2002). In addition, Professor Laursen has published numerous articles in journals and given invited lectures in Italy, Argentina, Mexico, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Canada, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States.


Rivera Library
Special Collections 4th floor

Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.




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