CFP: [Renaissance] The Rise of the Mercantile Economy and Early Modern Women, an interdisciplinary forum in EMWJ

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal (EMWJ) invites scholars
from diverse disciplines to explore how the rise of the mercantile economy
affected early modern women. Responses to the forum prompt, available in
its entirety online at, should be 1300 words
in length and might consider some of the following questions: What was the
new ideal for the merchant’s wife in the context of the mercantile economy?
How did this ideal differ from the aristocratic one? Were women involved in
money lending, money changing, investments, and bills of exchange? Did the
activities of the merchant’s wife and the ideal of the feminine differ
according to geography, nationality, or religious affiliation?

The deadline for forum contributions is October 31, 2007.

Please address all email queries and electronic copies to

 From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
             more information at
Received on Wed Oct 10 2007 - 14:54:25 EDT