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Announcements T1 he Journal has received the following announcements and calls for papers. Requests for inclusion in future issues should be received 9 months prior to the deadline of the event. Send all announcements to: Managing Editor, Journal of Women's History, c/o Department of History, Ohio State University, 106 Dulles Hall, 230 W 17th Avenue, Columbus , OH 43210 U.S.A. The Episcopal Women's History Project will award its first triennial Frank Sugeno Research Award in 1998. The award of $1000 will be made for a current research project on the history of Episcopal women. Topics may include individual women or groups, or women initiated and run activities in the Episcopal Church in the United States, including its possessions and territories, and extraterritorial missionary activities. Application deadline is 1 December 1997. Notification of the award will be made by 1 February 1998. Information and grant application forms may be secured from: The Episcopal Women's History Project, 175 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 U.S.A. The Episcopal Women's History Project announces the establishment of Travel/Research Awards to support work on the history of Episcopal women. Projects can focus on individual women or groups, or female initiated or female organized activities in the Episcopal Church in the United States and its possessions and territories as well as overseas missionary activity. Grants of no more than $500 will be awarded for travel to archives or libraries, acquisitions of material, or other scholarly expenses. Application deadline is 1 December 1997; notification of the awards will be made by 1 February 1998. Information and grant applications may be requested from: The Episcopal Women's History Project, 175 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 U.S.A. Jean Pfaezler and Sharon M. Harris will co-edit a special issue of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers that examines the discourses of women and class in U.S. Uterature written before and up to the era of Tillie Olsen's Yonnondio. Two copies of a prospectus (maximum 500 words) should be sent to: Professor Jean Pfaelzer, Department of English, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 USA. Deadline: 30 December 1997. For 1997 Announcements 217 further information, contact Professor Pfaelzer at or Professor Harris at . The Journal of Women's History is soliciting essays for a special issue on women and the politics of religion. We are particularly interested in contributions on both current and past religious/political movements that are often called "fundamentalist." Nikki R. Keddie and Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi will serve as guest editors, and the issue will appear early in 1999. We are specifically seeking works that shed light on the rise of movements with conservative gender positions within diverse religious traditions such as Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. We especially encourage articles that provide historical perspective on the rise of contemporary religiopolitical movements; compare two or more such movements; or analyze women and religious politics in the past. The deadline for submissions is 1 September 1997. Send 4 double-spaced and one-sided copies of your manuscript (no more than 10,000 words, including endnotes) to Fundamentalism Issue, Journal of Women's History, c/o Department of History, Ohio State University, 106 Dulles Hall, 230 W. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 U.S.A. For more details on submission policy, see the Notice to Contributors in this issue or e-mail . ...


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