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Call for Papers
April 15, 2016
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

PAHA's 74th Annual Meeting will be held on January 5-7, 2017 in Denver, Colorado as part of the 131st American Historical Association's Annual Conference. We invite scholars who work on the Polish American experience as part of the greater Polish diaspora as well as those who deal with migration, ethnic, and regional studies. We invite proposals for sessions as well as individual papers.

Presentations may address the following areas:
-Polish American experience – all aspects (history, sociology, literature, art, music, etc.) in the Americas
-Migration and settlement patterns, ethnic experience and interethnic encounters,

-Polish Americans and Poland
-Intersections of ethnicity, gender and race

-Ethnic press, ethnic lobbying, labor issues
-Polish Americans and Polish American communities in the American West

The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2016. Electronic proposals in email and word format are strongly preferred. Individuals and session organizers should include the following information when submitting a proposal:
• Paper/Session title(s) (of no more than 20 words)
• Paper/Session abstract(s) (up to 300/500 words, respectively)
• Biographical paragraph or c.v. summary (up to 250 words) for each participant
• Correct mailing and e-mail address for each participant
• Chair (required) and commentator (optional) for the session
• Audiovisual needs, if any.


PAHA encourages graduate students and young scholars (up to three years after graduation) to apply for our travel grants. Two such grants of $500.00 each will be awarded to offset travel costs to attend the 2017 PAHA Annual Meeting in Denver. The grants will be awarded by the program committee to the two best conference proposals dealing with Polish American topics submitted by graduate students/young scholars. To apply please include a brief letter of application and a CV together with the paper proposal. Each awardee must present the paper at the conference in person and will receive the check at the conference in Denver.

Also Graduate Students are encouraged to apply for the Graduate Student Research Paper Award, please see details at: http://www.polishamericanstudies.org/callForNominations.html

Contact Info: 

Abstracts for papers and panel proposals are now being accepted and should be submitted to the Chair of the Program Committee: Grazyna J, Kozaczka, Ph.D., Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY 13035; phone: 315-655-7302

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