CFP for Reference Articles, Women in World Religions

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Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Jewish History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

This is the last call for authors for the Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions. The project currently has 100 author-scholars in numerous countries providing articles on women in different religions around the world. The articles remaining must be completed in the next few months, for which we seek scholars with expertise in gender, history, religion, and sub-areas such as art, education, and sexuality, for example. Articles are between 500 and 2000 words, and should provide a factual overview with details and examples, and should be accessible to undergraduates and upper level high school students. 

Contact me to express your interest in writing for the project, and please include a CV or other document listing relevant scholarly credentials and interests. Scholarly expertise and high quality written English are expected in article submissions. 

Titles that need to be assigned at this time include the following:

Contemporary Women's Spirituality: Women/the Feminine and Eco Funerals, Seasonal Celebrations, Gender and Sexuality, and Meditation.

Native American Religions/Traditions: Women/the Feminine in/and All-My-Relations, Diversity, Elders, Medicine Women, and Storytelling 

Judaism: Women/the Feminine in/and Ancient Judaism, Art/Dance/Performance, Festivals and Holy Days, Hebrew Bible, Holocaust, Judaism in Europe, Oral Tradition, Peacemaking, Sephardic and Mizrachi Judaisms, Sex and Gender, and Women in Modern and Contemporary Judaism

Christianity: Women/the Feminine in /and Christianity in America, Christianity in East Asia, Christianity in Europe, Christianity in Latin America, Feminist Movement, Mary Magdalene, Middle Ages, Missionaries, Modern and Contemporary Artists and Performers, Orthodox Christianity, Pilgrimage, Saints, Writers in Early and Medieval Christianity

Contact Info: 

Susan de Gaia, Ph.D., General Editor, Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture Across History, ABC-CLIO

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