The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the Nineteenth Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference.
The Barnes Club Conference will be held Friday evening March 28, 2014 and Saturday March 29, 2014, 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.
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 20, 2014:
- 150-300 word abstract that outlines your original research
- Current C.V.
- Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Marilyn B. Young. Dr. Young is a renowned scholar of American foreign relations at New York University. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the ACLS. Her books include Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy, 1895-1901, and The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990, winner of the Berkshire Women’s History Prize.
The registration fee is $40 for presenters and attendees. A continental breakfast, lunch, and pre- and post-conference receptions are included.
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