185: William Morris: Reflections on Art and Labor

8:30 AM–9:45 AM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Michigan 2

Session Information


1: The Handcrafted Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Walter Benjamin and the Revolutionary Potential of William Morris’s Decorated Books

Brandiann Molby, Loyola U Chicago

2: Aestheticism and the Birth of the Consultant: Wilde versus Morris on Art, Work, and the Self

Patrick Fessenbecker, Bilkent U

3: William Morris and The Dawn: Ideas for ‘The Society of the Future’

Rebekah Greene, Georgia Inst. of Tech.

Related Material: For related material, visit www.morrissociety.org/ after 1 Oct.


KellyAnn Fitzpatrick, Georgia Inst. of Tech.