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New Materials: Their Social and Cultural Meanings

Historians of science, technology, and medicine as well as scholars in science and technology studies, anthropology, the visual arts, cultural studies, and related fields are invited to submit essays for an edited volume on the historical and cultural meanings of new materials. The resulting collection of essays, focused on the creation, testing, and definition of materials in all historical settings, will be published in the Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture series of the University of Pennsylvania Press and edited by Amy Slaton (Drexel University). Essays should not exceed 10,000 words (exclusive of endnotes), and must be received for consideration by November 1, 2012. Please address inquiries to Amy Slaton at slatonae@drexel.edu.

Posted: May 10, 2012
Tagged: Calls for Papers