The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, based at MARCH, continues to grow, and we are pleased to extend our call for authors to include new subject categories. For the summer of 2015, our expansion includes topics in sports, religion, Philadelphia and the nation / Philadelphia and the world, material culture, and background for the 2016 Democratic National Convention to be held in Philadelphia. Topics also remain available in other subject categories. To view the newly expanded list of available assignments, link here:
To join more than 150 leading and emerging scholars who have already contributed to this peer-reviewed, digital-first project, let us know your choice of topics. Authors will have the opportunity to select feasible deadlines and will have the option of volunteering or receiving modest stipends. Prospective authors must have expertise in their chosen subjects demonstrated by previous publications and/or advanced training in historical research. To express interest, please send an email describing your qualifications and specifying topics of interest to the editor-in-chief, Charlene Mires, email@example.com. No attachments, please. Graduate students, please include the name and email address of an academic reference.
The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia’s expansion is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, and Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust. The scope of the project includes the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding region of southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and northern Delaware.
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