Spaces of Utopia is a refereed international e-journal of scholarly research in the field of Utopian Studies. It is published in English three times a year (Spring, Summer and Autumn-Winter) as part of the Digital Library of the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto (FLUP), Portugal, and has an ISSN number (ISSN 1646-4729).
Founded by the members of the research project “Mapping Dreams: British and North-American Utopianism”, hosted by the Institute of English Studies of FLUP, the journal aims at providing a space for the publication of studies on a wide spectrum of topics related to literary utopias and utopian thought and practices. Although its founding members work in the field of Anglo-American Utopian Studies, the journal welcomes contributions on all subjects within the general field of Utopian Studies (i.e., on any country, period, book, and experiment).
Spaces of Utopia is a pluralist publication with no ideological affiliation and open to proposals and perspectives from all research methodologies.
All contributions are to be submitted to the Editorial Board of the journal for peer-reviewing. A member of the Editorial Board shall be appointed editor for the organization of each issue. It is understood that articles are original and are not being submitted to other journals at the same time. Contributions are assumed to be unpaid. The Editorial Board may also invite distinguished scholars to contribute to the journal.
The typical (but not rigid) structure for each issue includes three sections: