Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting and Symposium, May 24-26, 2012, Tampa, Fla.
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012
THEME: Tides of Change—Diverse Florida Communities and their Development
The Florida Historical Society seeks submissions for its Annual Meeting & Symposium to be held May 24-26, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The conference hotel will be the Hyatt Regency, Tampa. For conference information, online registration, and hotel information see http://myfloridahistory.org/annualmeeting.
Submission guidelines: All topics on Florida history are welcome. The Society will accommodate as many papers as possible within the limit of available time slots. Our program committee will notify you of the status of your paper shortly after the submission deadline.
· INDIVIDUAL PAPER: send a title, 150-word abstract and one-page vita. Time allocation: 20 minutes
· 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. Time allocation: 20 minutes per paper plus discussion time as schedule allows.
· 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. Panel discussion with audience participation.
Send your submission by email as an MSWord attachment to program organizer James Cusick 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. You will get a confirmation that your submission has arrived and been logged in. The Society also sponsors several awards. For types of award and information on how to submit an entry, please see http://myfloridahistory.org/society/awards.
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