The History Graduate Student Association at Louisiana State University is pleased to announce its fifth annual Graduate History Conference, to take place on March 21 and 22, 2014. The conference is an opportunity for graduate student scholars to present original research and receive critical feedback from peers and experts in their respective fields. The keynote speaker is Edward L. Ayers, President and Professor of History at the University of Richmond and author of Vengeance & Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South and What Caused the Civil War? Reflections on the South and Southern History.
We invite submissions for panels or individual papers from graduate students at all levels of study. Proposals may cover all fields and approaches of historical scholarship and span all chronological and geographical boundaries.
PAPER PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1, 2013.
Please limit proposals to 300 words. Paper submissions should include a working title and brief description of the central argument, as well as a copy of the scholarís curriculum vita. For panel proposals, please include a 200-word description of the panel topic in addition to the individual paper abstracts and vitae.
If selected, participants must submit a final paper by February 25, 2014.
Please send proposals and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at
Jonathon Derek Awtrey
Graduate Teaching Assistant
2014 HGSA Conference Committee Chair
Department of History
Louisiana State University
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