University of Southern Indiana
Center for Communal Studies New Harmony Conference

2014 New Harmony Conference

 Thursday, 6 November through Saturday, 8 November 2014



Joyce Appleby (History, UCLA): Author of The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism (2010); past president of the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians

David F. Ruccio (Economics, University of Notre Dame): Author of Development and Globalization: A Marxian Class Analysis (2010) and Economic Representations: Both Academic and Everyday (2008)

Erik Olin Wright (Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison): Author of Class Counts: Comparative Studies in Class Analysis (1997) and Envisioning Real Utopias (2010); past president of the American Sociological Association


"Blueberry Soup: How Iceland Changed the Way We Think about the World" by filmmaker Eileen Jerrett. For more information, go to

For Conference Participants Who Would Like to Visit the Center for Communal Studies and Collections

The rich resources of the Center for Communal Studies are housed in the Special Collections/University Archives at USI’s David L. Rice Library. The Center archives contain primary and secondary source materials on more than one hundred historic communes and several hundred collective, cooperative and co-housing communities founded since 1965. Noted communal scholars have donated their private collections and their extensive research notes and papers to the Center archives. The Center for Communal Studies is located at room 2009 of the Liberal Arts Center on the campus of USI. The University Archives and the Center for Communal Studies will be open for touring Thursday, 6 November, 2:00 – 4:30 pm. Please contact University Archivist Jennifer Greene ( for more information.

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