Documenting World History: Innovations in Teaching and Research
World History Association of Texas 2011 Conference
St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
February 26-27, 2011
The 2011 interdisciplinary conference on world history and globalization will focus on innovations in teaching and research. The Conference Organizing Committee invites interested 4-12 teachers, college and university faculty, independent scholars, and graduate students to submit paper proposals on any subject, period or area of world history. Conference organizers welcome proposals that connect world history teaching and research. Possible topics could include, but are not limited to:
• The environment, disease, and physical and cultural geography
• Global themes in the humanities and social sciences
• Using primary sources in teaching world history
• Inquiry and analysis based curriculum design
• Migration and immigration
• Imperialism, colonialism, and post-colonialism
• Conflicts over identity politics [tribal, religious, national, or post-national]
• The global impact of religions, ideologies, ethical constructs, trade, commerce and economic theory and practice
The Conference Organizing Committee welcomes proposals on any subject, period or area of world history or globalization from teachers, faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars. Proposals may include individual papers, collaborative projects or roundtable discussions of a topic or theme connected to world history.
Proposals for complete panels or roundtables of three or four presenters are encouraged. The panels and roundtables should be 1˝ hours in length. Include your name, organization or institution, address, home and work phone and fax numbers, email address, working title of paper or presentation, and a brief description of the content.
PLEASE SUBMIT PROPOSALS NO LATER THAN 19 NOVEMBER 2010.
For more information on the conference see: http://faculty.stedwards.edu/kathyb/WHAT/Conference.htm
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