H-Utopia, like the 25-year-old Society for Utopian Studies, is devoted to discussion of utopianism in all its forms, from literary expression to policy analysis to architectural criticism to activism. Our focus is on the forms, contents, and influence of utopian/dystopian thinking.
2015 International Herbert Marcuse Society Conference
November 12-14, 2015
Annual Conference, PAMLA (Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association)
2015 - Portland, Oregon (Nov 6 - Nov 8, 2015; Portland State University and Hilton Portland)
Session: "Utopias Imagined and Attempted"
Literature is full of whole or partial accounts of authors musing on what an ideal society would be. This session seeks to examine the imagined accounts of authors with attempts to realize these societies. Accounts from any time period, geographical location and placement on the utopia-dystopia spectrum are welcome.
Utopia and Human Rights