- Sounds and/or silences in early modern women’s writing and experience
- Women’s negotiation of sounds inside and outside of home spaces
- Women and the sounds of commerce — negotiating, street vending, hawking
- Women as patrons, creators, musicians, and/or as auditors of music
- Women and public or prohibited speech, including slander and verbal conflict
- Women and visual representation of music making and other sounds
- The construction/architecture of spaces in relationship to women and sound/silence
Please send abstracts of 600 words to the editors (email@example.com) by 1 September 2021. Decisions on the abstracts will be sent soon afterward. For the abstracts selected, completed essays of 3500 words will be due on 1 December 2021 and will be sent for peer review. Essays should follow the EMW Style Guide https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/pb-assets/docs/journals/emw-style-guide-1620063847753.pdf. Final acceptance will be based on double blind peer review.