The 53rd Annua Northern Great Plains History Conference (NGPHC) will be held September 20-22, 2018 in Mankato, Minnesota. (All sessions start on Thursday, 20 Sept. due to Yom Kippur, and end on Saturday evening.) The Society for Military History (SMH) sponsors a full slate of sessions at the NGPHC, and proposals for all types of military history papers are welcomed. Both individual proposals and session proposals are encouraged. For individuals, send a c.v. and short one-page proposal. For sessions, send one-page session proposal, a short one-page proposal for each paper, and short c.v.s for all participants. Deadline for proposals is 1 April 2018. Send proposals, c.v.s, and inquiries to Joe Fitzharris at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to volunteer to chair a panel or to comment please contact. Joe.
For non SMH sponsored panels, please contact the 2018 Program Chair, Dr. Lori Lahlum, at the Department of History, 10B Armstrong Hall, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001, or email@example.com.
The Society for Military History and the First Division Museum Cantigny sponsors the SMH–FDMC award for the best graduate student paper in Military History at NGPHC. This prize is valued at $800 dollars. In addition to the graduate student prize, the Society for Military History and the First Division Museum Cantigny sponsor the SMH–FDMC Prize for the Best Undergraduate Paper in History at NGPHC, valued at $400. For information on competing for these prizes please send inquiries to Joe Fitzharris.
In addition to the panels the SMH will again be sponsoring a reception on Saturday evening, 22 September, following the closing session.
Joseph Fitzharris, Society for Military History Regional Coordinator, Coordinator at the Northern Great Plains History Conference