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Call for Articles | ABO Public: Forum for Women in the Arts, 1640–1830

Posted in Calls for Papers by Editor on January 28, 2014

ABO Public: An Interactive Forum for Women in the Arts, 1640–1830
Proposals due by 15 March 2014; final contributions due by 15 April 2014

ABO: Interactive Journal  for Women in the Arts, 1640–1830 is pleased to announce ABO Public: An Interactive Forum for Women in the Arts, 1640–1830.

Launching in April 2014, ABOPublic is a new public scholarship forum that integrates public and academic interests through intersecting feminist perspectives on gender, sexuality, race, class, privilege, geography, politics, culture, and the arts. Each issue may explore different themes related to eighteenth-century studies. ABOPublic invites submissions that  consider any of the topics below or other topics relating to eighteenth century studies. For our first issue, we are particularly interested in (although not limited to) submissions that explore the nature of public scholarship in the eighteenth century, or public scholarship about the eighteenth century. Consider it our “meta issue.”

Bawdy Houses
Brewing/Alcohol Production
Children’s Literature and Public Scholar Programs
Coffee Houses and Coffee House Culture
Cookery
Faith-Based Furniture
Fashion/Fashion Culture/Material Culture
Female Pirates
Girl’s Education
Gossip/Secret Histories
Midwifery and Medicine
Natural History and Science
Postcolonial Approaches to the Eighteenth Century
Publishing and Print Culture
Queer Approaches to the Eighteenth Century
Religion and Missionary Work
Slavery/Colonialism
The Theater and Performance
Transatlanticism
Women’s Roles in Whaling
Women of Color and the Eighteenth Century
Women and Travel

Submissions should fit into one of the following categories. See the categories below for a more detailed description:

Bluestocking Salon
The Eighteenth Century in Popular Culture
Public Pedagogy/New Media Pedagogy
News and Discoveries

Proposals must be submitted through our online submission form before March 15, 2014. Final contributions must be received by April 15, 2014 for publication in the March issue. Before submitting a proposal, please review our submission guidelines. General inquiries may be sent to abopublic@aphrabehn.org.

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