CfP: Women and Science (Forum – Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal)

The next Forum for Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 11, issue 1, to be published October, 2016, will be on women and science.  Topics to be considered may include  any subject that addresses the activity of women in science (including medicine), natural philosophy, or natural history broadly conceived in the period from 1350 to 1750.  Forum pieces may consider, for example, women as scientists in any field, the influence of women as patrons of scientists and academies, or the scientific study of gender.  Proposal on related topics are welcome. Please send an abstract of 300 words to either or  They will respond promptly.  The completed Forum essays of approximately 3000-3500 words will be due on January 15, 2016.