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

The Utopia Reader

The second edition of Claeys's and Sargent's The Utopia Reader, which is substantially larger than the first edition, is now available from New York University Press.There will be flyers with a discount US$32.00 rather than US$40.00 at both the Utopian Studies Society of Europe meeting in Gdansk in July and the Society for Utopian Studies meeting in Memphis in November. Those considering adopting it for a course can probably get a free copy from the press.

ANN: Center for Communal Studies Awards 2017

Annual Prizes

The Center for Communal Studies at the University of Southern Indiana annually invites submissions for its prize competition for the best undergraduate and graduate student papers on historic or contemporary communal groups, intentional communities and utopias. Submissions may come from any academic discipline and should be focused on a topic clearly related to contemporary or historic communal groups or utopias.