Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Florida Historical Society
(May 22-24, 2015)
World Golf Village Resort, St. Augustine, Fla.
THEME: Subjects, Citizens, and Civil Rights: 450 Years of Florida History
The Florida Historical Society seeks submissions for its Annual Meeting & Symposium to be held May 22-24, 2015 in St. Augustine, Fla. Please note: The conference will run onFriday, Saturday, and Sunday. The conference hotel will be the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort. Information about conference registration and hotel reservations will be posted at http://myfloridahistory.org/annualmeeting.
Submission guidelines: Come join us to mark the 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine. All topics in Florida history welcome. The Society will accommodate as many papers as possible within the limit of available time slots. Our program committee will notify you of the status of your paper shortly after the submission deadline.
INDIVIDUAL PAPER: send a title, 150-word abstract and one-page vita.
THEME PANEL: send a title and brief (150 word) description of the theme; 150-word abstract for each paper, one-page vita for each panel member, suggested discussant.
ROUND TABLE FORUMS OR DISCUSSIONS: send a title and brief (150 word) description of the topic and a complete list of the participants and moderator/discussant with vitas. Time allocation—90 minutes
Send submissions by email as an MSWord attachment to program organizer James Cusick at firstname.lastname@example.org (Please put “2015 FHS Paper” in your email heading). Or send a paper copy to James Cusick, Special & Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. Expect an email confirmation that your submission has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation, send an email query to James Cusick to verify receipt. The Society sponsors numerous annual awards. For types of awards and information on how to submit an entry, please see http://myfloridahistory.org/society/awards.
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