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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.

Northwest Ohio History

The journal Northwest Ohio History is actively seeking unpublished scholarship addressing northwest Ohio’s political, military, social, economic, cultural, and ethnic history. Submissions, letters of inquiry, or other questions may be sent to: Larry L. Nelson, Editor, Northwest Ohio History, Department of History, Bowling Green State University, 128 Williams Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43404, or e-mail: .

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Posted: February 7, 2012
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Civil War Study Group Symposium

The Civil War Study Group will hold its fifth annual symposium at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, IL, on September 15, 2012. The organizing committee seeks proposals for papers related to the theme of “Abraham Lincoln and the Intersection of War and Society.” For more information contact Daniel W. Stowell, Director, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, via e-mail at: dstowell@papersofabrahamlincoln.org. Deadline is April 15, 2012.

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Posted: January 12, 2012
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The Cosmopolitan Metropolis: Urban History Association Conference

The sixth biennial conference of the Urban History Association will be held in New York City, October 26-28, 2012. Its program committee seeks submissions for panels, roundtable discussions, and individual papers on all aspects of urban, suburban, and metropolitan history. Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html

Posted: January 12, 2012
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Borders, Boundaries, and Beyond: A Graduate Student Historical Studies Conference

The 2012 Central Michigan Graduate Student Historical Studies Conference, to be held April 13-14 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, welcomes proposals from scholars in the humanities and the social sciences that explore the benefits, challenges, and the limitations of crossing borders and moving beyond boundaries. Individuals wishing to participate should send a 250-word abstract and a short CV to histconf@cmich.edu. The deadline for submission is January 31, 2012.

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Posted: January 5, 2012
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2012 New Jersey Forum

The New Jersey Historical Commission, the New Jersey State Archives, and the New Jersey State Museum invite proposals for research papers to be delivered at the New Jersey Forum on Saturday, November 17, 2012 (location TBD). The annual forum provides an opportunity for college and university faculty, teachers, graduate students, independent scholars, museum professionals, historical society members, and all others with an interest in New Jersey studies to present new research to their peers. For more information contact Niquole Primiani (Niquole.Primiani@sos.state.nj.us). Deadline for proposals is January 31, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.newjerseyhistory.org

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Northern Great Plains History Conference

The Society for Military History (SMH) sponsors sessions at the Northern Great Plains History Conference (NGPHC) which will be held September 27-29, 2012 in Fargo, ND. The SMH encourages graduate students as well as faculty, government, and independent historians to submit proposals for papers or sessions. Please send a one-page paper proposal and c.v. or, for a full session proposal, send a one-page session proposal, and a one-page abstract for each paper, and c.v.s for all participants, to: jcfitzharris@stthomas.edu by April 1, 2012.

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Posted: December 19, 2011
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2012 International Conference of the Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

The 2012 International Conference of the Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universit․t Berlin, will be held May 11-12, and invites papers on a range of diverse topics around the theme, “Making It Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Belonging and Displacement in America.”

More information is available at: http://www.gsnas.fu-berlin.de/en/conference/2012/

Posted: December 19, 2011
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2013 OAH Annual Meeting

The program committee invites proposals for the 2013 OAH Annual Meeting, April 11-14, in San Francisco, California. The theme for the 2013 OAH Annual Meeting will be “Entangled Histories: Connections, Crossings, and Constraints in U.S. History.” More information, including proposal instructions and deadlines, are available at our web site.

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Posted: December 19, 2011
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Conference on Illinois History

Proposals are invited for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois’ history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology for the 2012 Conference on Illinois History, October 11-12, in Springfield, Illinois.

More information is available at: http://www.IllinoisHistory.gov/conference.htm

Posted: December 19, 2011
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Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and Pennsylvania History

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and Pennsylvania History are planning a joint publication, scheduled for 2014, on teaching Pennsylvania history. Submissions are especially encouraged from teachers who have a special interest in a topic such as women's history, African American history, etc., who can prepare an article that also describes their methodology with suggestions for illustrations, documents, and connection to Web sites that would help others teach that subject in the context of Pennsylvania and U.S. history. Please send inquiries to either Tamara Gaskell (tgaskell@hsp.org) or Bill Pencak (wap1@psu.edu). Deadline for submissions is January 1, 2013.

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Posted: December 2, 2011
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National Council for Public History Call for Proposals

The National Council on Public History (NCPH) invites panel, roundtable, workshop, working group, and individual paper proposals for its 2013 conference to be held in Ottawa, Canada. The Call for Poster sessions will be issued in fall 2012. Deadline for proposals is July 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://ncph.org/cms/

Posted: December 2, 2011
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Call for Papers: Women, The Arts, and Activism

Women, The Arts, and Activism, a Women’s History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College, will be held in Bronxville, New York, March 2-3, 2012. Free and open to the public, conference organizers invite the submission of proposals for papers, panels, workshops and performances that express the diverse nature of the story of women in the arts, and their activism, from ancient to modern and postmodern, from all areas of the arts. Deadline: Monday, December 5, 2011. Please send proposals to: tjames@sarahlawrence.edu.

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Posted: November 8, 2011
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The Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, the Netherlands

Historians of the Twentieth Century United States has issued a call for papers for its fifth annual conference at the Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, the Netherlands, June 20-22, 2012. Proposals are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Please send a c.v. and a 300-word abstract of the proposed paper or session to Dr. Sandra Scanlon (sandra.scanlon@ucd.ie), School of History and Archives, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland by November 30th, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.hotcus.org.uk

Posted: November 8, 2011
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Converse College Conference on Southern Culture

Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the Converse College Conference on Southern Culture, April 12-14, 2012. The focus of this conference is the “big picture” of southern culture, from okra to opera. We invite papers that examine the unique qualities of diverse southern cultures, interrogate the threads that bind these cultures together, and, we anticipate, propose divergent ways of thinking about the South.

More information is available at: http://www.converse.edu/academics/school-humanities-and-sciences/englishcreative-and-professional-writing/southern-culture-c

Posted: October 4, 2011
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Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History

The Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks paper proposals for its upcoming symposium, March 1-3, 2012. Submissions from graduate students from any institution and discipline on any topic in the field of women’s and gender history are invited. Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011. For more information, please contact Programming Committee Chairs Ashley Hetrick and Derek Attig at gendersymp@gmail.com.

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Posted: October 4, 2011
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International Conference on the History of Records and Archives

ICHORA 6: International Conference on the History of Records and Archives 6 invites proposals for papers for its upcoming international conference to explore work in progress, theoretical perspectives, and needs and opportunities for research in the broad area of the history of the shared, conflicting, and complementary heritage of archival enterprise with these related fields. Deadline for submission of proposals is Monday, December 12, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~ichora6/

Posted: October 4, 2011
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2012 Reconciliation in America National Symposium

The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation invites session proposals for its 2012 Reconciliation in America national symposium on “The Politics of Reconciliation,” scheduled for May 30-June 1. Deadline for proposals is January 31, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.jhfcenter.org/the-centers-work/national-symposium-june-2-4-2010/

Posted: October 4, 2011
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Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association

The 2102 Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association annual conference will be held April 11-April 14 at the Copley Marriott Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture area is soliciting papers dealing with any aspect of popular culture as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, or research. Prospective presenters should email a one-page abstract with full contact information by December 20, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php

Posted: October 4, 2011
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Call for Workshop Presentations at 2012 OAH Annual Meeting

The OAH Committee on Community Colleges will sponsor its fourth annual Community College Workshop at the 2012 OAH Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, April 18-22. These half-day workshops are intended to present in-depth discussions of issues of special interest to two-year college faculty, with a particular focus on teaching issues, such as designing and implementing online classes, hybrid classes, student writing issues. Past workshops have explored topics such as designing online classes, assessment, using public history in the community college classroom, and teaching in multilevel classrooms. The committee invites the submission of proposals for the 2012 workshop. Presenters can expect to have approximately 45 minutes in which to present their topic. Proposals should take into account the fact that these are workshops rather than panels, and as such should include activities and resources that will actively engage the audience in discussion and learning. We will consider both proposals for complete sessions and individual papers. Please submit proposals, for both individual and complete panels, to OAH Committee on Community Colleges Chair DeAnna Beachley at deanna.beachley@csn.edu by September 26, 2011.

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Posted: September 14, 2011
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2012 Spring Academy in American History, Culture and Politics

The ninth Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) Spring Academy on American History, Culture, and Politics will be held from March 26-30, 2012. The HCA invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their projects. Participants are requested to prepare a 20-minute presentation of their research project, which will be followed by a 40-minute discussion. Proposals should be a maximum of 300 words with a provisional title. These will be arranged into ten panel groups. Deadline for applications is December 15, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.hca-springacademy.de

Posted: September 14, 2011
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