CFP: CSU Long Beach HGSA Annual Conference: Race, Gender, and Identity in the Twentieth Century

Nicole Buehlmaier Discussion
Call for Papers
April 14, 2017
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Contemporary History, Race Studies, Social History / Studies

The History Graduate Student Association (HGSA) at California State University, Long Beach is pleased to announce a call for papers for its first annual conference that will explore race, gender, and identity in the twentieth century. The conference is intended to offer graduate students the opportunity to present original research and promote interdisciplinary and innovative scholarship. The conference aims to measure the impact of facets of race, gender, and identity on local and global scales as well as independently and intersectionally. All fields are welcome. The conference will be held on Friday, April 14th at California State University, Long Beach.

Submission Requirements:

The History Graduate Student Association encourages graduate students who study race, gender, and identity in the twentieth century across disciplines to submit 250-300 word abstracts and 50-75 word bios in pdf format to with the subject “Conference Submission.” The paper you wish to present will need to examine race, gender, and/or identity in the twentieth century. We ask that you not submit any papers that do not fit within this theme. Your abstract should include your argument, methodology, theoretical underpinnings, historiography, and evidence (where applicable), and a sentence on how you understand your paper to fit into the theme of the conference. Your bios should include your name, research field, and any pertinent information (research interests, etc.) that you would like to be read when your conference panel is introduced. 

All proposals are due by January 2 and those accepted will be informed by February 3.

Please direct any questions you may have to the HGSA email: Any one of the HGSA board members (Kelly Kitchens, Andrew Carroll, Christy Serrano, Alan Parkes, and Nicole Buehlmaier) will respond. Good luck!

Contact Info: 
History Department
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
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