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.

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Inquiry: Research and Scholars on Utopian Urban Design, Public Space, Libraries, Bauhaus

I'm working on a project with the DC Public Library on a public program series and multi-disciplinary exhibition focused on the major modernization of the MLK Library, designed by Bauhaus director Mies van der Rohe.

We are working on assembling an Advisory Committee and are looking for individuals interested in the intersection of Utopian social philosophy with urban design, public spaces, and the librarian as a utopian space. These could be academics, architects, librarians, or activists.