Society for Utopian Studies

Version 3, am 20.6.2006 06:54

u.a. mit utopischer Literatur beschäftigt sich die Society for Utopian Studies in Toronto, Canada.

auch das Colorado College in Colorado Springs bietet dazu eine ausführliche link-Liste zu englischsprachigen Interseiten mit utopischen Inhalten an.


About the Society

Founded in 1975, The Society for Utopian Studies is an international, interdisciplinary association devoted to the study of utopianism in all its forms, with a particular emphasis on literary and experimental utopias. Scholars representing a wide variety of disciplines are active in the association, and approach utopian studies from such diverse backgrounds as American Studies, Architecture, the Arts, Classics, Cultural Studies, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, History, Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Planning.

Although many Society members are involved in social activism or communitarianism, the purpose of the Society itself is to study utopianism rather than to pursue utopian projects.

The Society sponsors an annual scholarly meeting and publishes the journal Utopian Studies and a newsletter, Utopus Discovered, which contains information about upcoming conferences and workshops, and details on publications in the field.

The Society maintains two listservs:

1. H-UTOPIA is a moderated discussion for scholarly exchange. To subscribe to the H-UTOPIA listserv, follow the instructions on the H-UTOPIA page on H-NET.

2. UTOPIA-L is unmoderated. To subscribe to the UTOPIA-L listserv, send the e-mail message "subscribe UTOPIA-L" to