Sounding Spirit Digital Editions of Gospel Songbooks and Hymnals, 1850–1925
University of North Carolina Press and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Review Begins: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The NEH-funded Sounding Spirit initiative, a collaboration between the University of North Carolina Press and Emory's Center for Digital Scholarship, seeks proposals for editions of gospel songbooks or hymnals published between 1850 and 1925 representing Black or Native American sacred music making from prospective volume editors.

Send any questions to the Sounding Spirit managing editor, Meredith Doster, at We look forward to receiving a strong slate of proposals for this exciting series!

Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Full call for proposals:
Sounding Spirit website:

Best regards,
Jesse P. Karlsberg

Editor-in-chief, Sounding Spirit
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

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