CFP: Texas Political History Symposium

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Texas Political History Symposium

September 16, 2017

Call for Papers


The East Texas Historical Association and Tarleton State University invite you to submit a paper for the upcoming Texas Political History Symposium on September 16, 2017.

A complete paper proposal includes the following:

a. Paper Title

b. Complete contact information including name, address, phone number, email address, institutional affiliation, and a one-page vita. Lay historians may submit a hometown in lieu of institutional affiliation.

c. a brief summary of the paper

d. recommendation for panel

Each paper presentation is limited to 20 minutes (about 10 typed pages), with a panel question and answer session to follow.

Papers presented should not have been delivered at a scholarly meeting or published prior to the 2017 Texas Political History Symposium.

Proposals should be submitted electronically to

Proposals must be received by June 2, 2017.

As much as possible, participants in a given session should be from different institutions. Historians from outside Texas, but doing work in Texas-related studies, are encouraged to participate.

If there are questions, please contact Dr. Anne Egelston, Tarleton State University at (254) 968-1699 or

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