The History Department of the United States Naval Academy invites proposals for papers to be presented at its 2009 Naval History Symposium in Annapolis, Maryland, from 10-12 September 2009. The 2007 symposium was extremely successful, with over 300 in attendance and 138 papers presented.
Proposals on any aspect of naval and maritime history are welcome. Paper proposals should include an abstract not exceeding 250 words and a one-page vita. Panel proposals are also encouraged and should contain an abstract and vita for each panelist. Please mail proposals to Commander C.C. Felker, History Department (12C), 107 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5044; or send electronic proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting proposals is 10 January 2009. The program committee expects to finalize the program in February 2009. Final versions of papers are due by 1 August 2009.
A limited number of travel stipends are available to scholars residing outside the United States and graduate students within the United States. Please indicate your desire to apply for a travel stipend in the cover letter or email that contains your proposal.
The program committee will award prizes to the best papers presented at the Symposium. As in the past, we will publish selected papers at a later date.
Information on the 2009 symposium can be found online at www.usna.edu/History/symposium. Specific inquiries should be directed to CDR C.C. Felker at email email@example.com.
Commander C.C. Felker
Department of History (12C)
107 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21402-5044
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