Call for Papers: California State University, Long Beach's Sixth Annual Graduate History Conference

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Call for Papers
November 25, 2022
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Immigration & Migration History / 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 sixth annual conference that will examine cultural memory and mythology. The conference is intended to offer graduate students the opportunity to present original research and promote interdisciplinary and innovative scholarship. The conference aims to provide new insight into diasporas, historical memory, cultural assimilation, and genocide. All fields are welcome. The conference will be held in-person at CSULB on Friday, December 2nd. Additionally, there will be a Zoom component for participants who cannot attend in-person.


Submission Requirements:


The History Graduate Student Association encourages graduate students who study culture and memory across disciplines to submit 250-300 word abstracts and 50-75 word bios in pdf format to with the subject “Conference Submission.” 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 biographies 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 November 18th and those accepted will be informed by November 25th.


Please direct any questions you may have to the HGSA email: The president of HGSA (Milan Zivkovic) will respond. Good luck!

Contact Info: 

Milan Zivkovic

History Department


1250 Bellflower Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90840

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