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The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

During the summer of 2012, /The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia/seeks volunteer authors to contribute essays related to the themes of City of Neighborhoods, the Cradle of Liberty, and the Workshop of the World (encompassing industrial and labor history).
Prospective authors must have expertise in their chosen subjects demonstrated by previous publications and/or advanced training in historical research. Submissions will be peer-reviewed and published online at http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org, and accepted essays will be eligible for inclusion in a prospective print volume with the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Call for Authors:
Please email brief expressions of interest, including a statement of your qualifications, to Charlene Mires, cmires@camden.rutgers.edu . Do not send attachments. Graduate students, please provide the name and email address of an academic reference.
Charlene Mires
Director, Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at
Associate Professor of History
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
429 Cooper St.
Camden, NJ 08102
Co-Editor of The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia:

Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World

We are inviting academic editorial contributors to the Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World, a new print and electronic reference that will look at women today around the world and delve into the contexts of being female in the 21st century. Thus the scope of the encyclopedia will focus on women's status starting in approximately 2000 and look forward. The work will present state-of-the-art research, ready-to-use facts. The 1,000 signed entries (with cross-references and recommended readings) will cover issues in contemporary women's and gender studies and the articles will include information relevant to the following academic disciplinary contexts: women in different cultures/countries; arts and media; business and economics; criminal justice; education; family studies; health; media; military; politics; science and technology; sports; environmental studies; and religion. We are COMPLETING assignments with a submission due date of APRIL 15, 2010 (FIRM) This comprehensive project will be published in stages by SAGE Reference and will be marketed to academic and public libraries as a print and digital product available to students via the library's electronic services. The General Editors, who will be reviewing each submission to the project, are Dr. Mary Zeiss Stange of Skidmore College, and Dr. Carol K. Oyster of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference, it is a unique opportunity to contribute to the contemporary literature, redefining women's issues in today's terms. Moreover, it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. SAGE Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the printed product or access to the online product for contributions totaling 10,000 words or more. The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step we will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select topics that best fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Style and Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications. If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference with the Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World, please contact me by the e-mail information below. Please provide a brief summary of your academic/publishing credentials in women's and gender issues. Thanks very much. Sue Moskowitz Director of Author Recruitment Golson Media women@golsonmedia.com