The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE). The journal contains original essays and reviews scholarly books on all aspects of U.S. history for the time period from 1865 through 1920.
This site provides a platform for the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Online, which publishes digital material that builds upon our print journal or otherwise relates to its mission. We are especially interested in fostering online scholarly and pedagogical dialogue concerning all forms of United States history between 1865 and 1920. We will publish several sorts of projects:
- Materials that complement articles published in the print journal and allow the reader to explore one or another aspect of the essay in greater depth.
- Materials that explore pedagogical opportunities afforded by articles published in the print journal.
- Original research on any of the topics covered by the journal where the use of images, media, and/or software suggests or requires online publication.
Announcement: Search for Editor, Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE), is issuing a call for proposals to edit its flagship publication, The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. The new editor will succeed Alan Lessoff of Illinois State University. The term of appointment, which will begin in January 2015, will extend for five years and may be renewed. The editor is supported by a book review editor, an on-line editor, and an editorial board representative of a broad range of methodologies and areas of specialization. The position requires support from the editor’s home institution, which generally includes course release time and some level of administrative assistance.
The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by Cambridge University Press. It publishes original essays, historiographic overviews, forums, and reviews of scholarly books on all aspects of U.S. history for the time period from 1865 through 1920. For additional information, please see ABOUT JGAPE on this page.
Applicants should submit a c.v. and proposal (5 pp. maximum) that:
1. Assesses the intellectual strength of JGAPE as it now stands.
2. Offers a vision for the journal as it evolves. Where would you like to take JGAPE?
3. Specifies the level of support your institution is likely to offer.
In addition applicants must arrange for two letters of recommendation.
SHGAPE has established a search committee composed of Wendy Gamber (chair), Lloyd Ambrosius, Philip VanderMeer, Kate Masur, and Julia Irwin. Prospective applicants should feel free to consult with members of the committee. The search committee expects to meet with finalists at the OAH annual meeting in April 2013. The final decision will be made by the president of SHGAPE with the approval of the society's council. The successful candidate will be required to provide a letter from the sponsoring institution on its commitment of support no later than June 30, 2013.
Applications and letters of recommendation should be submitted to Wendy Gamber at wgamber [at] indiana [dot] edu. The search will remain open until the position is filled.