CALL FOR AUTHORS: SAGE Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s
We are inviting academic editorial contributors to the Multimedia
Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World, a new online library reference
that will look at women today around the world and delve into the contexts
of being female in the 21st century. Thus the scope of the encyclopedia
will focus on women’s status starting in approximately 2000 and look
The new work will supplement the 4-volume print and online edition of the
encyclopedia already in production. The 250 signed entries (with
cross-references and recommended readings) will cover issues in
contemporary women’s and gender studies and the articles will include
information relevant to the following academic disciplinary contexts:
women in different cultures/countries; arts and media; business and
economics; criminal justice; education; family studies; health; media;
military; politics; science and technology; sports; environmental studies;
We are making assignments that are due May 13, 2011.
This comprehensive project is being published in stages by SAGE Reference
and will be marketed to academic and public libraries as a digital product
available to students via the library’s electronic services. The General
Editors, who will be reviewing each submission to the project, are Dr.
Mary Zeiss Stange of Skidmore College, and Dr. Carol K. Oyster of the
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference, it
is a unique opportunity to contribute to the contemporary literature,
redefining women’s issues in today’s terms. Moreover, it can be a notable
publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing
credits. SAGE Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book
credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the printed product or
access to the online product for contributions totaling 10,000 words or
The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step we
will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select
topics that best fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Style and
Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications.
If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference
with the Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World, please contact
me by the e-mail information below. Please provide a brief summary of your
academic/publishing credentials in women’s and gender issues.
Thanks very much.
Director of Author Management