Thursday, August 21, 2008

Proposal Deadline Approaching: Housing Issue

The proposal submission deadline for the Anthropology News thematic issue on housing (Dec 2008) is approaching. Please submit your brief article proposal by Monday, August 25.

All topics related to housing will be considered, and potential topics include:

  • Mortgage lending
  • Homelessness
  • Community (re)development
  • Historic preservation
  • Housing policy
  • Sense of place, rootedness, locality
  • Public/private distinctions
  • Planned and gated communities
  • Vernacular architecture and aesthetics
  • Community organization, leadership and regulation
  • Archaeology of residential sites

To participate in this thematic issue, email a 300 word proposal and 50-100 word author bio to Anthropology News editor Dinah Winnick. Proposals for photo essays should also include five high resolution photographs, each with a photo caption and credit. See our website for details.

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