The Fifth Annual Texas A&M History Conference, sponsored by the Sigma Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta and the Texas A&M History Graduate Student Organization, will take place on the Texas A&M University campus on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, 2014. This two day conference will feature panels for graduate and undergraduate students. Professor Kairn Klieman (University of Houston) will provide Friday evening’s keynote address and Professor Brian Levack (University of Texas -Austin) will present the Murray and Celeste Fasken Lecture in Distinguished Teaching at Saturday’s luncheon.
The theme for this year’s conference is “People, Places, and Cultures,” and we welcome proposals from all areas of the humanities and social sciences as well as all subfields of history. Presenters need not be members of Phi Alpha Theta to participate.
Undergraduate and graduate students are asked to submit a 250 word (maximum) abstract and curriculum vitae by Sunday, December 15, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notification of acceptance will occur by January 15, 2014 and accepted applicants will have until March 1, 2014 to submit completed papers (not to exceed ten pages).
A panel of judges will select the best overall Ph.D., M.A., and undergraduate papers to receive awards in recognition of excellence. For more conference details, please visit http://history.tamu.edu.
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