The Center annually sponsors lectures on topics related to Communal Studies. The lectures typically take place in the fall and spring semesters on the campus of the University of Southern Indiana.
Laura Johnston Kohl, "Jonestown Survivor – Evolution of People's Temple in the 1960s and 1970s"
Monday, April 10, 2017
USI Campus, Carter Hall
Center for Communal Studies 40th Anniversary Colloquium (October 2016)
Jaya Priya Reinhalter, "Kashi Ashram, A Community in Transition: Becoming an Intentional Community after 40 Years" (April 2016)
Don Janzen, Exhibit and Talk on Shiloh Community (October 2015)
Artistic Group (Maidens), "Shavasana Project for a Harmonist Farm: Maidens of the Cosmic Body Running, Vibrating the Fabric of Time and Fanning the Glowing Coals of the Ascending Flames of Love in the Play of Wisdom (Dedicated to a Contemplative Society)" (March 2014)
Carol Medlicott, "Branches of One Living Tree: Advancing Shakerism Across the American Frontier" (November 2013)
Stephen Zehr, "The Place of Villages in Sustainable Development" (March 2013)
Dawn Bakken, "Monroe County’s Own Hew Harmony: An Owenite Experiment in 1826 Bloomington, Indiana" (October 2012)
Donald Pitzer, "New Harmony Then and Now" (March 2012)
Don Janzen, "A Photographic Tour of America's Intentional Communities" (April 2009)