The UNC-Charlotte Graduate History Association invites all interested parties to attend our sixteenth annual Graduate History Forum on Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20.
Saturday's luncheon will feature an address by guest speaker Dr. W. Fitzhugh Brundage. Dr. Brundage is the William B. Umstead Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill and is the author of Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930 (Urbana, 1993) and the editor of Under Sentence of Death: Essays in Lynching in the South (Chapel Hill, 1997) and Where these memories grow: History, Memory, and Regional Identity in the American South. Dr. Brundage specializes in post-Civil War U.S. history, with an emphasis in Southern history. His historical interests include lynching, Southern utopianism and Southern historical memory.
Friday evening’s registration and reception will feature a presentation by Dr. Jürgen Buchenau, Associate Professor of History at UNC Charlotte. His research interests include nationalism and national identity in Mexico, Mexican foreign policy and political Culture, the Mexican Revolution, and immigration in Latin America.
The GHA invites all graduate and advanced undergraduate students to submit history papers of original research for presentation at the Forum. All topics are welcome, including historiographical essays. Prizes will be awarded for the best papers. A one-page abstract and curriculum vitae should be submitted by February 20, 2004. Deadline for submission of completed paper (maximum of 18 pages, double-spaced) is February 25, 2004.
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