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 2023 CSA Conference: “Communal Theory, Practice and Impact”

New Harmony, Indiana

The Communal Studies Conference will meet October 5-7, 2023, in New Harmony, Indiana.

The theme for the conference is “Communal Theory, Practice, and Impact,” a fitting topic for the 50th Anniversary of the CSA.

Conference Program (final, 9/27/2023)

New Harmony Travel Information (updated 8/31/2023)

To purchase or renew your CSA Membership, click here before proceeding to conference registration.

Conference Registration

To download a PDF of the registration form and mail in payment by check, click here.

To register online and pay with a credit card, click here. Please note: conference registration continues, but registration for meals during the conference is now closed.