Second Annual Southern California
Graduate Student History Conference
Call for Papers
The University of California at Riverside will be hosting the second annual Southern California Graduate Student History Conference on Saturday May 27, 2000. The purpose of the conference is to enable history graduate students to present papers in an amicable yet professional environment.
Proposals for papers on any historical period will be accepted. Proposals should contain a title and an abstract of one or two paragraphs. Abstracts should be sent to Amos Tubb, Department of History, University of California Riverside, 92507. Proposals via email would be appreciated, which you could send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for abstracts is April 21, 2000.
Potential panels include (but are not limited to) the following:
· U.S. Post World War II Imperial Strategies
· Social Impact of Post-Colonial Latin American Revolutions
· Shifting American identity in the new Southwest
· Asia from 1500-1800: World power or periphery?
· Slave societies in 18th and 19th century America
· Native Americans and Mis-identifications
· Constructions of Gender and Power in Early Modern Europe
· Modern California Communities: Utopias or Wastelands?
· Gender and Sexual Identity in the 20th century
Presentations should not exceed 15-20 minutes. Professor Robert Ritchie, Director of the Huntington Library, will be keynote speaker at this year's conference. A faculty led discussion will follow each panel. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to participants. There is no fee for participation.
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