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: Utopian Studies Society (Newcastle, UK 1-4 July 15)

Dear SUS2014 Attendees,

Attached please find the CfP for the 16th Annual European Utopian Studies Society Conference to be held in Newcastle upon Tyne from 1-4 July 2015

Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions is 01 March 2015.

Send all correspondences to utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

Also, please share the call for papers widely.

We look forward to seeing many of you in Newcastle this summer.

ANN: PhD Studentships @ University College Cork

The Department of Government at University College Cork is currently seeking applications from prospective PhD students in any area of utopian studies. More information about the PhD in Government programme, including application procedures and sources of financial support, may be found here: http://www.ucc.ie/en/government/postgraduatestudy/phd/. Informal queries are also very welcome, and may be sent to me at l.davis@ucc.ie.

Penn State Special Collections Travel Grants


Applications are now open for travel grants to come work in Penn State's Special Collections. We have a variety of collections in material studies, labor history, literary studies, and other areas. The travel grant application is not too involved. Take a moment to check out what is available here. I'd love to meet you while you are in town for research!


Deadline Extended: Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies

The deadline for submitting abstracts to the Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies has been extended--please contact Carter Hansen at carter.hansen@valpo.edu if you are interested. The CFP is below. More details are available at http://www.valpo.edu/cas/utopianconference/

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, Indiana
March 20-21, 2015