Calls for Papers

This page includes up-to-date listings of various Calls for Papers relevant to early Americanists, including conferences, all manner of publishing opportunities, and awards and prizes. We encourage our readers to contribute to these listings by either leaving a comment or using the contact form on our About page to send us the relevant info and links on any CFPs.

CONF: Rothermere American Institute, “Consent in Early America, 1600-1900,” Oxford University, due January 4, 2015.

CONF: International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 14th Annual Congress, “Opening Markets: Trade and Commerce in the Eighteenth Century,” Rotterdam, NED, due January 12, 2015 (individual proposals).

CONF: “Cannibalism in the Early Modern Atlantic,” University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, due January 15, 2015.

CONF: Organization of American Historians, Annual Meeting, “On Leadership,” Providence, RI, due between December 1, 2014 and January 23, 2015.

CONF: Association for Documentary Editing-Society for Textual Scholarship, 2015 Joint Conference, Lincoln, NE, due January 30, 2015.

CONF: British Group of Early American Historians, Annual Conference 2015, Sheffield, UK, due March 20, 2015.

PRIZE: Student submissions for the Omar Vázquez Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the David Library of the American Revolution, due June 30, 2015.


JOUR: The Neo-Americanist, online journal, is looking for “book reviews related to American Studies.”

ENCY: The Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington is looking for contributors.

JOUR: The Appendix: A New Journal of Experimental and Narrative History, an online journal, is looking for submissions.