April 15, 2012, for paper/panel/poster/roundtable, etc. proposals for this summer's 21st Annual World History Association conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico (June 27-30, 2012).
The conference's dual themes are: Frontiers and Borders in World History and Indigenous Peoples in World History
We are also excited to announce that the keynote addresses will be presented by: Glenabah Martinez, assistant professor in the University of New Mexico College of Education and David Dorado Romo, author of, _ Ringside Seat to a Revolution: An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez, 1893-1923_.
The World History Association eagerly invites proposals from scholars and teachers around the world for panels (up to 3 panelists, one chair, and one discussant), single papers, and roundtables (between 4 to 5 participants) on topics related to the scholarly and/or pedagogical aspects of the conference's themes. The Program Committee encourages mixed panels of K-12 teachers, university professors, and independent scholars in which cutting-edge scholarship is presented and then discussed in terms of how it might be introduced into the classroom. Moreover, panels devoted to research in progress and sessions dealing with the current scholarship of “big issues” in world history and how these issues might be brought to the classroom are also sought. The committee also invites proposals for sessions in which all papers and commentary have been posted on the WHA website in advance and the entire session is devoted to open discussion of the issues raised. Additionally, the conference will include a poster session, and the committee invites proposals for such poster displays and presentations (details available on the WHA website).
Prearranged panels are given priority, but individual papers will be considered. Individual papers, if accepted, will be placed into panels put together by the Program Committee. Papers and proposed panels that do not fit into the conference themes will be considered and accepted, as space allows.
We will begin accepting papers and panels on a rolling basis at the beginning of March.
Each proposal should include: a maximum 250-word abstract of each paper, a brief, one page, curriculum vitae for each participant, and a statement noting how each paper makes an original contribution to scholarship or pedagogy. Please only make A/V requests if absolutely necessary, due to costs, logistics and potential technical difficulties. As always, handouts are welcome. Proposals must be submitted using the forms and guidelines available at http://www.thewha.org.
Information regarding accommodations, registration, the keynote speakers, and related issues will be posted and regularly updated on the WHA website, www.thewha.org. Paper/panel submissions must be accompanied by conference registration. Organizers should ensure that all panel members are registered for the conference at the time of a proposal submission. If you do not receive funding from your institution or the occasion arises that you cannot attend the conference, you may request a full registration fee refund before April 15th,, 2012. After that date, regular cancellation policies apply. Visit www.thewha.org for further details.
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