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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.

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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2012 Virginia Forum

The 2012 Virginia Forum will be held on the campus of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, March 29-31. The Virginia Forum is interdisciplinary and welcomes proposals from scholars, teachers, and professionals in all fields. The theme, “Greater Virginias,” emphasizes Virginia’s relationship across political and geographical boundaries to broader ideas, patterns, and adjoining regions. Application deadline is September 30, 2011.

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

Posted: September 14, 2011
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Committee on Community Colleges Seeks Panels for 2012 OAH Annual Meeting

Each year, the OAH Committee on Community Colleges sponsors two panels at the OAH Annual Meeting. As stated in the OAH general call for proposals, the theme for the Milwaukee 2012 OAH Annual Meeting will be “Frontiers of Capitalism and Democracy.” The committee invites the submission of panels and presentations that deal with these and other issues and themes in American history. We urge presenters to continue the ongoing transition from simply reading papers to more actively “teaching” the topic of their sessions. Roundtables and workshops offer an excellent format for this. We prefer to receive proposals for complete sessions, but will consider individual paper proposals as well. Please submit proposals, both for 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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Manuscripts sought for Antisemitism Series

Professor Eunice G. Pollack, University of North Texas, is editing a multidisciplinary series on Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in America for Academic Studies Press. Please submit book manuscripts or book proposals for consideration for publication in this series to Professor Pollack via e-mail to epollack@unt.edu.

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Posted: September 6, 2011
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2012 Conference of the Appalacian Studies Association

The Center for Northern Appalachian Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites session and paper proposals for its 2012 conference of the Appalachian Studies Association, to be held March 23-25 on the IUP campus in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Proposals are welcome for scholarly research papers and sessions; poster sessions related to community work or presenting scholarly research; panels and community presentations; new and relevant films, videos, poetry, music, plays, art, and writing; and roundtable conversations on relevant, contemporary issues and topics.

More information is available at: http://www.appalachianstudies.org/conference/2012/ASA_CallforPartic2012.pdf

Posted: August 30, 2011
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2012 SfAA Call for Papers

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites abstracts for sessions, papers and posters, for its 2012 annual meeting program in Baltimore, MD, March 27-31. The theme of the program is “Bays, Boundaries, and Borders.” The Society is a multidisciplinary association that focuses on problem definition and resolution and welcomes papers from all disciplines. The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www.sfaa.net

Posted: August 5, 2011
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Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era invites submissions for a planned special issue around the theme, “Women’s and Gender History in Global Context.” Any subject is welcome, so long as the manuscript in some way addresses the theme, focuses on the time period (roughly 1870-1920) covered by the journal, and has a U.S. component. Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2012.

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

Posted: August 5, 2011
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George Washington Encyclopedia

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens (http://www.mountvernon.org/) welcomes submissions for entries on a variety of topics to be included in this new online encyclopedia. Scholars of eighteenth century America are particularly encouraged to apply, however applications are also welcome from academics and graduate students with an advanced degree in any period of American History. The George Washington Encyclopedia will be the first and only online encyclopedia exploring the life, career, and legacy of the first president. More information contact Adam D. Shprintzen, Ph.D., Project Editor/Coordinator, George Washington Encyclopedia, (703) 799-6882, e-mail: .

More information is available at: http://www.mountvernon.org/learn/collections/index.cfm/pid/1365/

Posted: August 5, 2011
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Business History Conference Annual Meeting

Proposals for presentations to the 2012 annual meeting of the Business History Conference are invited. The conference will take place March 29-31 in Philadelphia, PA at the Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing. The theme of this year’s conference is “Business and the State.” The program committee is interested in substantive research on all aspects of business and the state. For more information contact bhc2012@hagley.org, or in writing to: Roger Horowitz, Secretary-Treasurer, Business History Conference, P.O. Box 3630, Wilmington, DE 19807. Phone (302) 658-2400.

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Posted: August 5, 2011
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Native American Symposium and Film Festival

The Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival (http://www.se.edu/nas/) will be held November 2-4, 2011, at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The symposium invites proposals for papers, presentations, panel sessions, creative projects, and films, on all aspects of Native American life. Send abstracts of no more than 250 words by June 25, 2011 to Mark B. Spencer, Department of English, Humanities, and Languages, Box 4121, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK 74701-0609, e-mail: mspencer@se.edu.

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Posted: May 10, 2011
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Conference on Critical Refugee Studies

The Conference on Critical Refugee Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee requests proposals for its upcoming conference to be held in November, 2011. Conference organizers invite paper proposals that chronicle and reflect on the experiences and representations of refugee populations. Abstracts are due by May 15, 2011.

More information is available at: http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/ethnic/pdf/conference2011_call.pdf

Posted: April 8, 2011
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