The Graduate Association for African-American History (GAAAH) at the University of Memphis invites graduate students at all levels to submit proposals for its Ninth Annual Graduate History Conference to be held September 12-14, 2007 in Memphis, Tennessee. The theme of this year’s conference is New Day in Babylon: Blacks and the Struggle for Liberation in the Post World War II Society, 1945-1991.
Individual paper proposals should include a 300-word abstract; author contact information, including a paper title; postal address and e-mail address; and a one page cv. The organizers of complete sessions should send, in a single submission, abstracts and cvs for each of the paper presenters; cvs for the session chair and commentator; and a 200-word description of the session. All submissions should include contact information for all participants. Please list audio-visual requirements, if any.
The submission deadline is March 31, 2007.
Participants will be notified of acceptance by May 15, 2007 and completed papers must be received no later than June 1, 2007 to secure program placement. Please submit all proposals by mail to:
Shirletta J. Kinchen, University of Memphis, Department of History, 147 Mitchell Hall, Memphis, TN 38152 For questions, you also may call (901) 678-1744 or (901) 678-2515.
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