Submit your individual paper and panel proposal(s) now for the D.C. Historical Studies Conference. The conference also welcomes proposals of producer talks/viewings of new films, walking tours, author talks on new books, practical workshops on research or material preservation.
The D.C. Historical Studies Conference brings together scholars, students, and interested members of the public for a lively consideration of all things D.C. All topics related to the history of metropolitan Washington, D.C., including nearby Maryland and Virginia, as well as the federal government, are welcome,
Past presentations have considered art, archaeology, architecture, biography, demography, geography, law, military, music, race relations, as well as oral history techniques and archival collection reviews. Important conference themes this year will be on a diverse range of anniversaries: the sesquicentennial of DCís Compensated emancipation, 160 years of African American education in DC, and the centennial of the Japanese flowering cherry trees. Conference themes are always suggestive not exclusive and if you have DC history research ready to present, we want to consider it for inclusion in the conference.
The Friday lunch-hour History Network is a forum where related organizations and vendors display materials explaining their activities and services.
Submit an abstract of your paper, including your professional title and institutional affiliation (if applicable), contact information (email), and audio-visual/IT equipment needs.
Submit a brief description of the session with role/topic of each panelist, professional titles and institutional affiliations (if applicable), contact information for the panel organizer/primary contact, and audio-visual/IT equipment needs.
Please email proposals to the conference committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
For a flavor of past conferences, see the following programs from previous years visit:
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