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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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

Naked Hippie Utopias and follow up on Anarchism and Utopia


here's another one:  http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/08/29/paradise-lost-the-hippie-refugee-camp/

actually if you are interested in utopian film I forgot to say that the anarchism and utopia site has an extensive UTOPIAN FILM bibliography:

Peter Fitting

University of Toronto