• The Uses of Marijuana
    For a book on the many ways people find marijuana helpful (enhancement, therapeutic, recreational, etc.), Lester Grinspoon (author, Marihuana Reconsidered) and co-author William Novak would like to hear from potential contributors.

    For details please contact: Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, (Or:


  • Schoen Books
    Judaica in all languages, exile literature, the Holocaust, the Middle East, psychoanalysis, & the social sciences. At the Old Firehouse, 7 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373. Telephone: 413-665-0066, Fax: 413-665-0069. Email:

  • Schoenhof’s Foreign Books
    Literature from Europe, Russia & Latin America
    Dictionaries, Grammars & Language Reference for 300 Languages and Dialects
    Telephone: 617-547-8855


  • Join faculty in a dozen fields, from Boston to Berkeley, who publish more, faster, and better because a Cornell-trained British editor and ex-professor reviews, edits and provides critical commentary on their manuscripts. (206) 521-8393/

  • Schiavone Literary Agency, Inc.
    James Schiavone, Ed.D. Representing published authors. Fiction, Non Fiction, All Genres.–No Fees–Queries Only. 236 Trails End, Dept. LF,West Palm Beach, FL 33413-2135, (561) 966-9294

    offer writing, editing, and publication services tailored to the needs of academic writers. Visit our Web site at or call 612-698-9601 for information or brochure.


  • Walk to british library. Professor’s two four-room modernized Regency flats. Year, semester, shorter periods. 215-592-810 or mboerner@email.vill. edu.


  • Cornell University Society for the Humanities Fellowships
    Six to ten postdoctoral fellowships of $32,000 for scholars working on topics related to the theme, Points of Contact. Application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be postmarked on or before October 21. Write to: Program Administrator, East Ave., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-1101. Email:

  • Visiting Fellowship, 1999-2000, Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities Vanderbilt University
    "Constructions, Destructions, and Deconstructions of Nature"

    The Warren Center invites applications from scholars interested in participating in a broadly interdisciplinary faculty seminar as visiting fellows for the academic year 1999/2000. The seminar will address the full range of cultural appropriations of the natural world.

    Please contact: Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities • Box 1534, Station B • Vanderbilt University • Nashville, TN 37235 • (615) 343-6060 • E-mail:,
    Completed applications must be postmarked by January 15, 1999

    The Center for the Study of American Religion, Princeton University, announces the availability of fellowships for pre-tenured scholars at work on post-dissertation research projects. The program will focus on a weekly workshop involving fellows and graduate students as well as faculty members. The fellowships are to supplement leave support already secured or to fund others directly. Normally appointments will be for an academic year; semester or term membership considered. (Princeton alumni are not eligible for this program.) Applications for 1999-2000 are due January 15, 1999.

    Write or call 1879 Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-1006; 609-258-5545;,

  • Andrew Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities at Cornell University
    One-year postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in specified areas of the humanities for the 1999-2000 year. The postmark deadline for applications and letters of recommendation is January 4. Fellowships are limited to citizens of the US or Canada or to permanent residents. Write to: A.D. White House, 27 East Avenue, Cornell University,Ithaca, NY 14853-1101 Email:

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowhip in Cultural Studies
    Center for the Humanities Wesleyan University
    Term: 1999/2000. Themes: The Problem of Aesthetics (Fall) and Lives of the City (Spring). Ph.D. in hand, not earlier than May 1994. Stipend $31,000. For information, write Application Coordinator, Center for the Humanities, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459-0069.

  • Exploring the Black Atlantic: April 8-10, 1999
    The Black Atlantic Project at Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis solicits papers from scholars exploring the black experience in Africa, Europe, and the Americas. We welcome papers from scholars who investigate issues of race, nation and gender, and whose work interrogates the very meaning of the Black Atlantic. Papers can be explicitly international and comparative, or they can focus on the national experiences of particular black communities that shed light on themes common to the Black Atlantic world.
    Submission Deadline: October 15, 1998

    Send papers to: Deborah Gray White and Mia Bay, Project Directors Center for Historical Analysis, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 88 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901-8542 USA

    Program for the Study of Sexuality, Gender, Health and Human Rights at Columbia University

    The program invites applications from scholars, advocates, and activists conducting innovative interdisciplinary work on the intersecting themes of sexuality, gender, health and human rights in US. and international contexts. Our focus is on examining and expanding traditional definitions and boundaries, while acknowledging conditions of inequality, marginality, and post-coloniality. Fellows will receive a stipend, access to libraries, computer facilities, office space and equipment, as well as health insurance. Applicants should have the Ph.D. or an equivalent level of professional achievement, experience, and publication at time of application.

    Application deadline: January 15, 1999
    For further information and application, contact:
    Fellowship program, Division of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University School of Public Health, 600 West 168 Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10032. Telephone: 212-305-5656, Fax: 212-305-0315. Email:


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