53rd Annual Meeting
Florida Conference of Historians
Hosted by New College of Florida
Sarasota, March 1-2, 2013
Call for Papers and Participation
Papers on all historical subjects and topics are welcome. Faculty, independent historians, and graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to participate. Selected papers are published in the Annual Proceedings of the Florida Conference of Historians, a refereed journal published by Florida Gulf Coast University. Traditionally, our organization has welcomed in-state, out-of-state, and international participants.
This yearís meeting will be held at the Harry M. Sudakoff Conference Center on the New College of Florida campus. Accommodations will be at the Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota, conveniently located across from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport, adjacent to the New College campus, and easily accessible from I-75 (Exit 213: University Blvd.). Rooms at special conference rate ($109/night, including full breakfast) are limited and reservations must be made by January 25, 2013. The hotelís main desk number is (941) 355-3337. Reservations can be made directly through this link:
This yearís keynote speaker will be Dr. Paul Kramer of Vanderbilt University. Dr. Kramer, an influential scholar of 20th century American history in a transnational/global context, is the author of the prize-winning study The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines (University of North Carolina Press, 2006), and is currently at work on a book on the geopolitics of U. S. immigration policy across the 20th century.
Held in one of Floridaís most popular tourist destinations, this yearís conference will offer a welcome respite from winterís rigors as well as an opportunity to participate in one of the nationís most rewarding regional history conferences.
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