Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia


New Call for Authors: Winter-Spring 2015

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is expanding and opening new subject categories with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, and Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust. To join more than one hundred leading and emerging scholars who have already contributed to this peer-reviewed, digital-first project, let us know your choice of topics.

To see the list of topics available link here.

The scope of the project includes the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding region of southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and northern Delaware. Prospective authors must have expertise in their chosen subjects demonstrated by previous publications and/or advanced training in historical research. Authors will have the opportunity to select feasible deadlines and will have the option of volunteering or receiving modest stipends. To express interest, please send an email describing your qualifications and specifying topics of interest to the editor-in-chief, Charlene Mires, cmires@camden.rutgers.edu. No attachments, please. Graduate students, please include the name and email address of an academic reference.

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2 Comments Comments

  1. Will the archaeology of Philadelphia not be one of the Featured Subjects?

    Paul Huey Posted February 1, 2015 at 12:48 am
  2. We currently have several essays related to archaeology in preparation, and we encourage all of our authors to seek out information from a variety of sources, including the findings of archaeologists. You are right – it is an important topic!

    curator Posted February 3, 2015 at 11:49 am

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