The Center for Civil War Research at the University of Mississippi seeks papers for the 2012 Conference on the Civil War, to be held October 19th and 20th in Oxford, MS.
This year’s theme is "The War at Home," and we encourage submissions that interpret the theme broadly. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Women and men on the home front
Slavery and emancipation
Churches and religion
Union and Confederate domestic policy
LeeAnn Whites of the University of Missouri will give the keynote address. Professor Whites is the author of The Civil War as a Crisis in Gender and Gender Matters: The Civil War, Reconstruction and the Making of the New South. She most recently edited Occupied Women: Gender, Military Occupation, and the American Civil War.
To submit a proposal, send a CV and a 600-word abstract to email@example.com by August 15th, 2012. Questions should also be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the conference and the Center for Civil War Research, visit http://www.civilwarcenter.olemiss.edu/conference2012.html
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