CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL PROPOSALS
28th ANNUAL GULF SOUTH HISTORY AND HUMANITIES CONFERENCE
SPECIAL THEME: CULTURAL CONNECTIONS ALONG THE GULF COAST
October 14-16, 2010, Gulfport, Mississippi
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 AL,FL,MS,LA & TX.
The Twenty-Eighth Annual Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi, 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 Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront Hotel, all conference sessions, and a free one-year membership in the Assoc. Tickets for the banquet, annual keynote address and a reception are included in the additional banquet fee.
Proposals will be considered if postmarked by the deadline of July 17, 2010. 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 2010.
The conference will be at the Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront Hotel, 1600 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport, Mississippi 39501, which offers a special conference room rate of $109.00 a night provided preservations are made by September 30, 2010. Please mention "gch" when you call for reservations at 228-864-4310 or toll free at 1-800-442-0887. You may also make reservations via their website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/gptcy-courtyard-gulfport-beachfront/.
Please contact Dr. Deanne Nuwer at Deanne.Nuwer@usm.edu, or: Gulf South Historical Association, c/o The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU Box 10730, Hammond, LA 7040
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