Call for Papers: 9th Annual Loyola University Chicago Graduate Student History Conference

Call for Papers

Ninth Annual

Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference

November 3, 2012

Loyola University, Water Tower Campus, Chicago, IL

Masters and doctoral graduate students in any field of historical study are invited to submit proposals to present individual research papers at Loyola’s Ninth Annual History Graduate Student Conference.  Panel applications and individual papers focusing on borderlands and transnational studies, urban history, gender history, and public history projects are especially encouraged. The goal of this conference is to provide an opportunity for students to gain experience presenting original research papers and receiving feedback from their peers on their work.

Prizes of $150 and $50 will be awarded to the top two conference presentations.  Loyola graduate students are ineligible for these monetary awards, but an honorable mention will be given to the top Loyola presentation.

Individual proposals should include: submitter’s name, contact information, institutional affiliation(s), a one page abstract of the paper (with a title), and a brief biographical statement indicating your academic status along with a return address and current e-mail address.  Panel proposals should include the above as well as a brief description of the panel itself.  Please note that submissions will be accepted as time and space permit.  For more information please visit http://loyolahistoryconference.com/ or our department webpage at http://luc.edu/history/hgsa.shtml.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, August 13th, 2012.  E-mail proposals as an attachment to Laura Johns, Conference Committee Chair at: HGSA@luc.edu or mail to:

History Graduate Student Association

c/o Laura Johns

Loyola University Chicago

History Department

1032 West Sheridan Rd.

Chicago, Illinois 60660

For more information about the conference, please contact Laura Johns at: HGSA@luc.edu

Sponsored by the History Graduate Student Association, Loyola University Chicago

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