Join Us

There are several ways you can get involved in the public humanities project that is The 18th-Century Common.

  • How can I write for The 18th-Century Common?
  • Respond to our latest Call for Papers
  • Become a Collection Curator. Collection Curators draw on their existing scholarly networks to solicit Features or Gazette contributions from scholars on a specific topic of interest to the Collection Curator, and these contributions will be gathered together as a Collection. The Editors of The 18th-Century Common assist Collection Curators in preparing contributions for posting. See Martha Bowden’s Collection on Historical Fiction Set in the 18th Century as an example. If you are interested in becoming a Collection Curator, get in touch at [email protected].

Read about one contributor’s experience writing about her dissertation for The 18th-Century Common while on the academic job market.

For other inquiries please contact:

Jessica Richard, Co-Editor of The 18th-Century Common
Associate Professor of English
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27109
[email protected]

Andrew Burkett, Co-Editor of The 18th-Century Common
Professor of English
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, New York  12308
[email protected]