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 2024 CSA Conference: “Sexuality and Community”

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, PA

The Communal Studies Conference will meet October 4-6, 2024, at the Ephrata Cloister in Ephrata, PA.

View the Call for Papers.

Submissions are due through the form below by May 17, 2024.

View travel and lodging info for Ephrata.

To purchase or renew your CSA Membership in preparation for conference registration, click here.

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