Annual Conference

The Communal Studies Association is an interdisciplinary organization for people living in intentional communities, historic site personnel and academics representing topics including history, anthropology, religious studies, sociology, political science, and others. Each year, the CSA’s annual conference is held at the site of an historic intentional community.

The 2022 CSA Conference: “Communities Emerging from Crisis”

Canterbury Shaker Village in New Hampshire.

The Communal Studies Conference will meet October 1-3, 2022 at Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire, near Concord. 

The theme for the conference is “Communities Emerging from Crisis,” a timely topic in this age of COVID. 

The Call for papers will be available soon, as will travel information.

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