GULF SOUTH HISTORY AND HUMANITIES CONFERENCE
WITH SPECIAL THEME SESSIONS ON
“SPANISH COLONIES AND THE FOUNDING OF PENSACOLA”
October 15-17, 2009
The Gulf South History and Humanities Conference is an annual event sponsored by the Gulf South Historical Association, a consortium of Gulf South colleges and universities from the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
The 27th Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, hosted by Southeastern Louisiana University, welcomes all researchers and scholars to propose papers, panels, roundtables, performances, and workshops, exploring all aspects of the history and cultures of the Gulf South and Caribbean Basin.
The registration fee includes a Thursday evening reception at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel, all conference sessions, and a free one-year membership in the Association. Tickets for the banquet, annual keynote address and a courtesy cocktail reception are all included in the additional banquet fee.
Proposals will be considered if postmarked by the deadline of July 17, 2009. To submit an individual paper, send a brief c.v., title of the paper, and short abstract. Panel organizers (two or more presenters, a chair and commentator, or a chair/commentator) must submit a c.v., paper title, and short abstract for each participant. A complete list of conference sessions and topics will be mailed to each registrant in the first week of September 2009.
The conference will be at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel, 12 Via de Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, Florida 32561, which offers a special conference room rate of $129.00 a night for a sound view or $159.00 a night for a Gulf view, provided reservations are made by September 18, 2009. Please mention >The Gulf South Conference= when you call for reservations at 1-866-916-2999. For further details visit their website at pensacolabeachgulffront.hilton.com
To submit proposals and for more information, please contact Dr. Randy Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org, or: Gulf South Historical Association, c/o The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU Box 10730, Hammond, LA 70402.
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