Jesse Drew presents "West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California" at the Domes

Jesse Drew presents “West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California” at the Domes


Jesse Drew presents “West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California” at the Domes

Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: The Domes

Speakers: Jesse Drew and Ramsey Kannan, Presentation following 7PM potluck dinner Facilitator: Rebecca Michelson Jesse Drew, Associate Professor of Cinema and Technocultural Studies here at UCD is a contributing author of the newly released book, West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California. Ramsey Kannan is a principal figure within PM Press, the publisher of West of Eden, and has a long involvement in independent publishing and activism. The book charts the remarkable flowering of communalism in the 60s and 70s, fueled by a radical rejection of the Cold War corporate deal, utopian visions of a peaceful green planet, the new technologies of sound and light, and the ancient arts of ecstatic release. The ideas expressed in the book will be presented in the context of present UCD cooperative communities.

This event is sponsored by The Domes

For more information please contact: Veronica Pardo, vlpardo@ucdavis.edu

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