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We welcome your call for proposals or papers for upcoming meetings, conferences, or writing projects within the field of US history. Please submit your announcement using this form.

Call for Papers—Ab Initio: Law In Early America

The Legal History Consortium and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies together with the American Society for Legal History, the University of Michigan Law School and the University of Minnesota Law School, will sponsor a conference focusing on the legal history and historiography of North America to 1820. Paper proposals should be submitted by February 15, 2010.

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Posted: February 3, 2010
Tagged: Calls for Papers, News of the Profession


Social Science History Association Conference, Culture Network

The 35th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association will be held in Chicago, Illinois, November 18–21, 2010. The deadline for proposal submissions is February 15, 2010.

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Posted: January 29, 2010
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Annual National Underground Railroad Summit

The National Park Service, National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program and friends, invite proposals for the upcoming annual conference to be held in Topeka, Kansas, July 28–31, 2010

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Posted: January 26, 2010
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Urban History Association—deadline extended

The deadline has been extended to February 15, 2010, for proposals for the Fifth Biennial Urban History Association Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 20–23, 2010.

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Posted: January 26, 2010
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Pennsylvania Historical Association: Call for proposals

Call for proposals for “New Perspectives on Pennsylvania’s Past,” the Pennsylvania Historical Association’s 2010 Annual Meeting, October 14–16 2010, in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

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Posted: January 20, 2010
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Conference Military History, Potsdam

Announcement for the conference “On the Path to Reunification: West and East Germany in their Alliances from 1970 to 1990” convened by the Military History Research Institute in Potsdam from September 22–24, 2010. On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of German reunification, the 51st International Conference for Military History focuses on the role security and military policies played in the long run-up to 1989–1990. The conference is open to everyone interested in the topic.

More information is available at: http://www.mgfa.de

Posted: January 5, 2010
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Southwest Labor Studies Association Conference: Labor and Immigration: Past and Present

The Southwest Labor Studies Association will host its 36th Annual Conference, May 7–8, 2010, at the University of California, Santa Cruz. This year’s theme is “Labor and Immigration: Past and Present.” The conference will feature plenary sessions on labor and U.S. immigration policy and on immigrant worker organizing in Silicon Valley and the Monterey Bay area. For more information contact David Brundage at brundage@ucsc.edu or Pedro Castillo at pcastle@ucsc.edu.

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Posted: November 11, 2009
Tagged: Calls for Papers


San Francisco Rights Conference

San Francisco State University will host a conference September 16–17, 2010, exploring the question and place of rights in history, politics, and society. The deadline for papers and proposals is March 15, 2010.

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Posted: October 30, 2009
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Student Activism, Southern Style: Organizing and Protest in the 1960s and 70s

Call for papers on any aspect of student activism among southern students in the 1960s and 70s for a conference at the University of South Carolina, March 19-21, 2010. Proposals for full panels welcomed, individual papers will be considered. Send a brief panel or paper abstract, along with a CV to sasshist@mailbox.sc.edu by December 1, 2009. For full panels, include information for each presenter. Selected presenters will be informed by January 1, 2010. If you are interested in serving as a chair/commentator, please send a CV to sasshist@mailbox.sc.edu.

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Posted: October 26, 2009
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W. Curtis Worthington Research Paper Competition

The Waring Library Society and the Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina invite entries for the W. Curtis Worthington Jr. undergraduate and graduate research papers competition. Entries must be received by April 30, 2010.

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Posted: September 24, 2009
Tagged: Calls for Papers


New England Journal of History

The New England Journal of History is accepting articles for its Fall 2010 Journal on American domestic issues. The deadline is March 2010. The Spring 2011 issue will be a general issue, open to any aspect of history, and the deadline is September 2010. The Journal uses The Chicago Manual of Style, and articles and questions can be sent to Dr. Joseph Harrington, Editor, cacg1@aol.com.

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Posted: September 7, 2009
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Journal of American History: Textbooks and Teaching

Posted: December 31, 1969
Tagged: Calls for Papers, News of the Organization