Call for Papers
2011 Annual Meeting of the Florida Historical Society
May 26-28 2011
THEME: Civil War Legacies: Florida Before, During and After the Conflict
The Florida Historical Society requests submissions for its 2011 Annual Meeting to be held May 26-28, 2011 in Jacksonville, Florida (the same week as the Jacksonville Jazz Festival!). To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the American Civil War, this year’s theme is “Civil War Legacies” but all topics on Florida history are welcome. The conference hotel will be the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel. Basic conference room rate (city view) is $99 per night and a river view room overlooking the St. Johns River is $129. For conference registration and hotel reservation see http://www.myfloridahistory.org/.
Guidelines for Submissions:
Direct all questions about paper submissions to James Cusick, Program Chair, email@example.com or 352-273-2778.
• INDIVIDUAL PAPER: send a title, 150-word abstract and one-page vita.
• THEME PANEL: send a title and brief (150 word) description of the theme; 150-word abstract for each paper and one-page vita for each panel member; a suggested moderator or discussant
• ROUND TABLE FORUMS OR DISCUSSIONS: send a title and brief (150 word) description of the topic and a complete list of the participants and chair/discussant with CVs. Time allocation—90 minutes
Send your proposals by email as an MSWord attachment to the program committee chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “FHS Paper” in your email heading; or send a paper copy to James Cusick, Special & Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7007. Proposals should be received by James Cusick by February 1, 2011.
The Society also seeks submissions for its annual awards. A full listing of awards and submission procedures can be found at http://www.myfloridahistory.org/society/awards.
George A. Smathers Library
University of Florida
Gainesville FL 32611
352-273-2778 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 352-273-2778 end_of_the_skype_highlighting Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://www.myfloridahistory.org/
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