The Sixth Annual Fort Garry Lectures in History Graduate Student Conference will be held 1-3 May 2008 at the University of Manitoba. The conference aims to promote interdisciplinary dialogue and is open to graduate students from any relevant discipline. We encourage papers
from a diverse range of regional, methodological, and thematic topics including, but by no means limited to:
- Race, ethnicity and citizenship
- Gender and sexuality
- Labour and class
- Migration and diasporas
- Medicine and public health
- the Archive
- Colonialism, imperialism and postcolonialism
- Nations and nationalism
- Family and childhood
- Conflict, violence and crime
- Science and technology
- History and theory
- Public Memory and Commemoration
Presenters will be organized in panels of 2-3 papers, with each presenter allocated a maximum of 20 minutes to present.
This year’s three keynote speakers are:
Esyllt Jones, University of Manitoba, who specializes in social history of health and disease.
Keith Thor Carlson, University of Saskatchewan, who specializes in Northwest Coast Ethnohistory, Aboriginal-colonial encounters and relations and images of the Canadian and American West.
Nayan Shah, University of California San Diego, who specializes in U.S. cultural history focusing on Asian American history, medicine and public health, and gender and sexuality.
Applicants are invited to submit proposals of 250 words along with a short (one page maximum) CV. The deadline for submissions is 1 March 2008.
Proposals can be sent electronically or by mail to:
Fort Garry Lectures in History
c/o: the History Graduate Students’ Association
Department of History
401 Fletcher Argue, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V5
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