Eighth Southern Association of Women’s Historians Conference on Women’s History
June 4-6, 2009
Call for Papers
The Southern Association for Women Historians invites proposals for the Seventh Southern Conference on Women’s History, to be held June 4-6, 2009, on the campus of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. The conference provides a stimulating and congenial forum for the discussion of all aspects of women’s history. Its program seeks to reflect the best in recent scholarship, especially by young scholars and graduate students. The program also wishes to reflect the diversity of women’s historical experiences and to explore the histories of women from a wide range of racial, class, and ethnic backgrounds. Proposals in Public History are especially welcome.
The Program Committee solicits proposals for complete panels and individual papers, as well as roundtable sessions. Proposals for panels or sessions should include the following: a) a cover sheet with the session title, paper titles, and name, address, affiliation, and email addresses of the chair, panelists, and commentator, b) a 300 word summary of the panel or session as a whole, c) a 300 word proposal for each paper or presentation, and d) a brief (one page) curriculum vitae for each participant. Individual paper proposals should include the following: a) a cover sheet with the paper title, and name address, affiliation, and email address of the panelist b) a 300 word proposal, and c) a brief (one page) curriculum vitae. Those interested in chairing a session or commenting are also invited to send a c.v. to the Program Committee.
All materials and attachments should be emailed to the program committee at SAWH2009@gmail.com. The body of your email should include your name, affiliation, phone and email address; please send the supporting materials (cover sheet, proposal and cv) in a Microsoft word attachment. (Email inquiries may be directed to committee co-chairs Joan Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Allison Sneider at email@example.com.)
The deadline for receipt of all materials is August 1, 2008.
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