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UCR Center for Ideas and Society: Truth in Fantasy

ADVENTURES OF THE MIND: Two disciplinary perspectives, one topic

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
  6–7:30 p.m.

Location: UCR Palm Desert 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert
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Category: Seminar


Which path will you take?

Introducing the “Adventures of the Mind” series. Two academics from different disciplines will offer distinct takes on one topic. The moderator will be Georgia Warnke, Director of the Center for Ideas and Society.

Truth in Fantasy

Sherryl Vint (English) says the distinction between fantasy and reality is never as firm as we might believe it to be, while Thomas Cogswell (history) says fantasy often helps civilization discover truth. 



The Center for Ideas and Society is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to advancing humanistic studies and creativity at UC Riverside. The Center’s fellowships, research workshops and public events strengthen the intellectual and creative life of the university. The Center is committed to disseminating the results of its programs to the Riverside community and beyond.

Additional Information: Truth in Fantasy

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: UCR Palm Desert Center

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UCR Palm Desert