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.

JOUR: Eighteenth-Century Studies, “Performance in the Eighteenth Century,” special issue, due July 1, 2014.

CONF: Birmingham City University, “The Beauty of Letters: Text, Type and Communication in the Eighteenth Century,” due July 1, 2014.

CONF: Researching New York 2014, “Identities in New York: Imagining, Constructing, Exploring,” due July 11, 2014.

CONF: The Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, “Failure in the Archives,” London, UK, due July 31, 2014.

CONF: International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 14th Annual Congress, “Opening Markets: Trade and Commerce in the Eighteenth Century,” Rotterdam, NED, due September 1, 2014 (panel proposals), January 12, 2015 (individual proposals).

CONF: Joint OIEAHC-SEA Conference, June 2015, Chicago, IL, due September 15, 2014.

CONF: MCEAS/PEAES/Temple University, “Port Cities in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800,” Philadelphia, PA, due September 15, 2014.

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