CFP: European Popular Culture (10/15/04; encyclopedia)

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Bayer, Gerd
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Authors are sought for individual chapters of the Europe volume of the Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture, a six-volume set under contract with the Greenwood Publishing Group.

Each volume will consist of narrative chapters, similar in style and scope to the individual entries in the "American Popular Culture through History" series (also Greenwood). Starting with the onset of mass media culture during the turn of the 19th to the 20th century, each essay should provide a chronological overview over its topic. The average length of entries will be between 12,500 and 13,000 words, including notes and a resource guide. The submission deadline for completed essays is May 1st, 2005. Upon publication of the volume, Greenwood will pay authors an honorarium.

The following chapters need assignments:

* Architecture
* Art
* Dance
* Love, Sex & Marriage
* Fashion & Appearance
* Film
* Food & Foodways
* Games, Hobbies & Toys
* Literature
* Music
* Periodicals
* Radio & Television (including advertising)
* Sports
* Theater & Performance
* Transportation & Travel

The process of assigning articles has already begun and should be completed by October 15th, 2004. Interested authors should provide evidence of research background in their respective fields.

For questions and further information, or to request an assignment, contact:

Gerd Bayer
Languages and Literatures Department
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Whitewater, WI 53190

Phone: (262) 472-1065

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