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ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Applied Linguistics Task ForceLinguistics
Etymology Task ForceLinguistics
Philosophy of Language Task ForceLinguistics
Phonetics Task ForceLinguistics
Systemic Functional Linguistics Task ForceLinguistics
Theoretical Linguistics Task ForceLinguistics
Arabic names task force
Basque(main listing here)
Chinese surnames(main listing here)
Classical Tamilyes
Constructed languagesyesConstructed languages
Esperanto task force
Dravidian languagesyesyes
Endangered languagesyesLanguage
English languageyesLanguage
French dialectsno
Hebrew languagesnoIsrael; Judaism
Hindustani and allied languagesyesyesyesyesIndia
Indigenous languages of CaliforniayesyesLanguage
NLP concepts and methods(main listing here)
Writing systems(main listing here)

Writing systems[edit]

ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Ancient Germanic studies - Runes task force(main listing here)
Writing systemsyesyesWriting
Writing systems - Transliteration task forcenot active


ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
LiteratureyesyesyesLiterature; Writing; RhetoricSee also Portal:Folklore, and more specific ones, e.g. Portal:Oscar Wilde, Portal:Harry Potter, etc.
Academic JournalsyesLiterature; University
Alternate HistoryyesyesSpeculative fiction
Animals in media(main listing here)
Australian literatureyesyesyesyesLiterature; Australia
BalzacyesBiography; Literature; Theatre
Bible(main listing here)
BibliographiesyesyesLiterature; Writing
Science task forceformerly Wikipedia:WikiProject Science pearls
Biography(main listing here)
BloggingnoWriting; Internet
BooksyesyesBooks; Literature; ArtsSee also more specific portals, e.g. Portal:Oscar Wilde, Portal:Harry Potter, etc.
Children's literature(main listing here)
Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics(main listing here)
Wikipedia:WikiProject Critical Theory(main listing here)
Films based on books(main listing here)
Free book coversnoLiteratureDedicated to replacing fair use images of pre-1923 books with original or early versions in the public domain
Gilbert and Sullivan(main listing here)
Hadith(main listing here)
Horror(main listing here)
Indian literatureyesyesyesyesLiterature; India
Irish literaturenoLiterature; Ireland
Japanese Bibliography(main listing here)
MangayesyesyesAnime and MangaProject's scope includes manga, light novels, and visual novels from Japan
Mythology(main listing here)
NovelsyesyesyesyesLiterature; Books; ArtsSee also more specific portals, e.g. Portal:Oscar Wilde, Portal:Charles Dickens;
Novels - 19th century task forceLiterature
Novels - Australian literature task forceLiterature; Australia
Novels - Chronicles of Narnia task forceNarnia; Speculative fiction/Fantasy; Children's Literature
Novels - Crime task forceLiterature; Criminal justice
Novels - Fantasy task forceSpeculative fiction/FantasySee also the broader Portal:Speculative fiction
Novels - His Dark Materials task forceSpeculative fiction/Fantasy
Novels - Lemony Snicket task forceSpeculative fiction/Fantasy
Novels - Rick Riordan task forceSpeculative fiction/FantasyThis task force, formerly the "Percy Jackson Task Force", was recently renamed to encompass a larger scope. It now covers pages related to Rick Riordan and John Rocco, excepting those related to The 39 Clues.
Novels - Science fiction task forceSpeculative fiction/Science fiction
Novels - Shannara task forceSpeculative fiction/Fantasy; Shannara
Novels - Short story task forceLiterature; Writing
Novels - Sword of Truth task forceSpeculative fiction/Fantasy
Novels - Twilight task forceSpeculative fiction/Fantasy; Horror fiction
Novels - Roald Dahl task forceBiography; Literature; Children's Literature
Persian literaturenoyesLiterature; Iran
Poetry(main listing here)
Science Fiction(main listing here)
ScreenwritersyesWriting; Film; Television
Shakespeare(main listing here)
WikipediayesyesCommunity portal; Writing


ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Arts and Entertainment Work GroupBiography; Arts
Arts and Entertainment Work Group - ActorsBiography; Arts; Film
Arts and Entertainment Work Group - MusiciansBiography; Music; ArtsSee also more specific portals, e.g. Portal:Guitar, Portal:Hip hop, Portal:The Beatles, Portal:Punk rock
Arts and Entertainment Work Group – Writers and criticsBiography; Literature; WritingSee also Portal:Arts, and more specific ones like Portal:Charles Dickens, etc.
Living people Work GroupBiography
Military Biography Work GroupBiography; War; Geography
Politics and Government Work GroupBiography; Politics; HistoryAlso relevant are Portal:Geography, Portal:Law, and more specific ones, e.g. Portal:CountryName.
Politics and Government - Canada Work GroupBiography; Politics; CanadaAlso relevant is Portal:History.
Politics and Government - China Work GroupBiography; Politics; People's Republic of ChinaAlso relevant are Portal:History, and more specific ones like Portal:Hong Kong, Portal:Republic of China, and Portal:Taiwan.
Royalty and Nobility Work GroupBiography; History; Heraldry
Royalty and Nobility Work Group - British IslesBiography; History; HeraldrySee also more specific portals: Portal:United Kingdom, Portal:England, Portal:Scotland, Portal:Wales; Portal:Ireland
Royalty and Nobility Work Group - GermanyBiography; History; GermanyAlso relevant: Portal:Heraldry, and sometimes Portal:Ancient Germanic culture
Science and academia Work GroupBiography; Science; University
Sports and games Work GroupBiography; Sports
Actors and FilmmakersyesyesyesyesBiography; Academy Award; Film
Aviation(main listing here)
Aviation - Aerospace biography task forceBiography
Baseball(main listing here)
Baseball players task forceBaseball; Biography
British RoyaltyyesyesyesyesBiography; History; Heraldry
Comics(main listing here)
Comics creators work groupComics
Crime and Criminal BiographyyesyesCriminal justice; Law
Serial Killer task forceCriminal justice; Law; Psychology
English Numeral Royalty RedirectnoBiography; History
GenealogyyesBiography; Genealogy; History
Hugo and Nebula Award WinnersnoBiography; Speculative fiction; LiteratureSee also Portal:Speculative fiction/Science fiction, Portal:Speculative fiction/Fantasy, Portal:Writing
Islam(main listing here)
Islam - Muslim scholars task force
Japan(main listing here)
Japan - Gaijin tarento task forceJapan
Japan - Royalty and nobility task forceBiography; Japan; History
Leaders by yearnoBiography; Politics; History
MusiciansyesyesyesyesMusic; Biography; ArtsSee also more specific portals, e.g. Portal:AC/DC
Peerage and BaronetageyesyesyesyesBiography; History; Heraldry
Philosophy(main listing here)
Philosophy - Philosophers task forcePhilosophy; Biography
Royalty and NobilityyesyesyesyesBiography; History; Heraldry
Rugby union(main listing here)
Rugby union - Biography work groupRugby union; Biography
U.S. Congress(main listing here)
U.S. governors(main listing here)
U. S. politicians(main listing here)
U.S. Presidents(main listing here)
Women artistsyesBiography; Women's history; Arts
Women scientistsyesBiography; Women's history; Science

Children's literature[edit]

ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Children's literatureyesyesChildren's Literature; Literature; ArtsSee also Portal:Writing.
Children's Literature - CHERUB and Henderson's Boys task force
Artemis Fowl(main listing here)
Fablehaven(main listing here)
Harry Potter(main listing here)
Redwall(main listing here)
SpongeBob SquarePants(main listing here)
Thomas(main listing here)

Chinese literature[edit]

ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Water MarginyesLiterature; People's Republic of China; Republic of ChinaSee also Portal:Writing, Portal:Taiwan, Portal:Hong Kong


ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Horror(main listing here)


ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
JournalismyesyesJournalism; Writing; Current events
Current eventsnoCurrent events
Academic Journals(main listing here)

Media franchises[edit]

ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Media franchisesyesyesLiterature; Film; TelevisionSee also other portals, e.g. Portal:Video games, Portal:Comics, Portal:Anime and Manga, etc., depending on the context.
24(main listing here)
AlienyesyesAlien; Speculative fiction/Science fiction
Artemis FowlyesSpeculative fiction; Children's Literature
Buffyverse(main listing here)
Comics(main listing here)
Comics - Superman Work GroupSuperhero fiction; Comics
DiscworldyesDiscworld; Speculative fiction/Fantasy
Doctor Who(main listing here)
Dragonlance(main listing here)
EastEnders(main listing here)
Emmerdale(main listing here)
Firefly(main listing here)
Forgotten Realms(main listing here)
Guardians of Time TrilogynoSpeculative fiction/Science fiction; Children's Literature
Halo(main listing here)
Harry PotteryesyesHarry Potter; Speculative fiction/Fantasy; Children's Literature
HighlanderyesSpeculative fiction
Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyyesSpeculative fiction
Indiana JonesyesSpeculative fiction
Inheritance CycleyesyesSpeculative fiction/Fantasy; Children's Literature
James BondyesyesJames Bond
King ArthuryesyesKing Arthur; Mythology; HistoryAlso relevant: Portal:Wales, Portal:United Kingdom.
Lego(main listing here)
Middle-earthyesyesMiddle-earth; Speculative fiction/Fantasy
Mortal KombatyesyesVideo games; Speculative fiction
Napoleonic FictionnoLiterature
OzyesOz; Speculative fiction/Fantasy
Raymond E. Feist seriesyesSpeculative fiction; Biography
RedwallyesChildren's Literature; Speculative fiction/Fantasy
Sherlock HolmesyesLiterature
A Song of Ice and FireyesSpeculative fiction/Fantasy
SpongeBob SquarePants(main listing here)
Star Trek(main listing here)
Star WarsyesyesyesStar Wars; Speculative fiction/Science fiction; FilmAlso relevant, depending on context: Portal:Television, Portal:Comics, Portal:Video games
StargateyesStargate; Speculative fiction/Science fiction; TelevisionAlso relevant, depending on context: Portal:Film, Portal:Comics
ThomasyesChildren's Literature; Television
View AskewnoComedy
WarriorsyesChildren's Literature; Speculative fiction/Fantasy


ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
PoetryyesPoetry; Literature; Writing

Religious texts[edit]

ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Religious textsyesyesReligion; LiteratureAlso within scope: Portal:Bible, Portal:Quran, Portal:Book of Mormon, etc.
BibleyesyesBible; Religion; Literature
Bible - Biblical Criticism work groupBible; Religion; LiteratureAlso relevant is Portal:History, Portal:Philosophy, Portal:Rhetoric.


ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes

Science Fiction[edit]

ProjectActiveAssessmentPeer reviewCollaborationPortalNotes
Science FictionyesyesSpeculative fiction/Science fictionSee also the broader Portal:Speculative fiction
Hugo and Nebula Award Winners(main listing here)