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.

Recent Content

Happy 500th Birthday to Utopia

Fellow scholars,
in (yet another) celebration of the 500th birthday of the Utopia idea, born 1516, a new Green Utopia book is soon to be released by Arcade Publishers, NY, which contains 100 artistic renditions of 100 (geographically real) Green cities; along with socio-geographical narratives of their eco-genesis.

SUS 2016 conference information/update


Two quick points to consider as you plan for our upcoming meeting.  

First, I created this short screencast video that describes how to create an OCS account and create a submission for the conference.  Those that already created an account and used OCS for Pittsburgh meeting might find this redundant, but if you're new to the SUS or want a refresher please check it out.  And remember to check this Call for Papers for more information about the annual meeting.