Starting Points Call for Submissions

Nature in American History & Politics

In addition to an ongoing call for submissions on essays that examine “American Principles & Practices,” the editors of Starting Points are particularly inviting work that engages with the role of “nature” in American politics, history, and culture, from the 17th century through the present day. More details concerning the special topic call can be found in the link below, and queries and essay submissions can be sent to

To find out more about Starting Points and to read recent articles on topics ranging from “Madison’s Majoritarianism” to “The National Anthem and African American Nationhood,” visit the journal’s website here.