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Utopian Explorations and Science Fiction

Emsh, "Have Space Suit-Will Travel", illustration from THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, vol. 15, no. 2 (1958). Mark B. Adams Science-fiction Collection, Kislak Center.
Emsh, "Have Space Suit-Will Travel", illustration from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, vol. 15, no. 2 (1958). Mark B. Adams Science-fiction Collection, Kislak Center.

On exhibit March 1, 2017 - April 28, 2017

This exhibition surveys historical utopian and dystopian literature in the Kislak Center and points to its influence on science fiction, highlighting works in the Mark B. Adams Science Fiction Collection. The focus is on the utopian impulse in space and time travel and on the dystopian element in utopian thought, as well as on ecological utopias, or ecotopias.

Installation views of Utopian Explorations

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