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

CFP--Battlefields and Homefronts: A Global History of Food and Warfare (Upcoming Anthology from Univ of Arkansas Press)

Hello Utopists--I wanted to share some news about an upcoming book project.  If you're interested or know of someone writing in food history that might consider participating please drop me a line


--Justin, jan13@psu.edu

Call for Papers

SCIENTIAE 2019 (6.12-15, Belfast): CFP Extension (1.25)

In response to inquiries, we are pleased to announce an extended deadline for proposals to the 2019 Scientiae conference (June 12-15th, Queen’s University, Belfast). Proposals will now be accepted until January 25th, 2019.

Scientiae is the interdisciplinary conference on intellectual culture, 1400-1800. It is centred on, but not limited to, developments in the early-modern natural sciences. Philosophers, historians, literary scholars and others are invited to share their perspectives on this vital period. Belfast 2019 will be our 8th annual meeting.

CFP: Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean (17-19 October, 2019 - East Lansing, MI)

“Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean”
October 17-19, 2019
Michigan State University’s Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
East Lansing, MI

The Society for Utopian Studies invites you to submit papers and proposals on the theme, “Subaltern, Suburban, and Subterranean.”