Please note the deadline for submissions to the Eighteenth Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference has been extended to January 25, 2013.
The James A. Barnes Club is Temple University's graduate student history organization. The Barnes Club Conference will be held Friday evening, March 22, 2013 and Saturday March 23, 2013, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Temple's Center City Campus in downtown Philadelphia. The Barnes Club Conference is one of the largest and most prestigious graduate student conferences in the region, drawing participants from across the nation and around the world.
Dr. William Freehling will deliver this year’s keynote address on Friday March 22nd at 6:00pm. Dr. Freehling is a renowned scholar of the American Civil War whose works include The Road to Disunion and The South vs. The South. A Q&A session and light refreshments will follow.
Proposals from graduate students for individual papers and/or panels are welcome on any topic, time period, or approach to history. We welcome proposals that foreground public history. Please submit no later than January 25, 2013:
- 150-300 word abstract that outlines your original research
- Current C.V.
- Please send to email@example.com
Panels will include two or three paper presentations, running roughly twenty minutes each, with comment and questions to follow. At the conclusion of the conference, cash prizes will be awarded to the best papers in the categories of American, European, World, and military history.
The registration fee is $40 for presenters and attendees. A continental breakfast, lunch, and pre- and post-conference receptions are included.
For more information about the Barnes Club Graduate Student Conference please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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