CFP: Oglethorpe and the Spirit of His Time (6/1/06; 2/1/07)

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Dewi Wilson
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Call for Proposals Articles and essays for a memorial volume dealing
with James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785) and the spirit of his
time.Please send proposals (500 words maximum) by June 1, 2006 The
occasion is an exhibition of the Bible (Bible Historiale) belonging to
the Oglethorpe family and on loan to Kennesaw State University from
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England, in February and March 2007.
The memorial volume will be published by the Kennesaw State University
Press in 2007, as part of the exhibition activities. Academic areas that
may be represented: History
              James Edward Oglethorpe
Early US history Colonial history
                               English/British history
                 Intellectual history
Religious history The Enlightenment
                     History of the book
   Late mediaeval illuminated manuscripts
    Book collecting in the Augustan Age Visual
arts Iconography Feel free to choose
any of them or any other pertinent topic focusing on Oglethorpe, his
place in history, or the place of the Oglethorpe Bible in the history of
the book. Article (or essay) length should be approximately 20
double-spaced pages or in the 15-25 page range, and an electronic copy
must be submitted. Contributions may be written by individuals or
coauthored. Each contributor will receive one complimentary copy of the
memorial volume. If you are interested in writing for this commemoration
of Oglethorpe and the Oglethorpe Bible, please send your proposal as an
email attachment (500 words maximum) by June 1, 2006 to Dianne Bridges,

Dewi (J.D.) Wilson
Assistant Librarian
Horace W. Sturgis Library
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd., #1701
Library, Bldg. #17, Rm. G-15
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Office: (770) 423-6661
Fax: (770) 423-6727

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