History across the Humanities Conference

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Call for Papers
February 23, 2023 to February 25, 2023
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Humanities, Public History, World History / Studies

The Youngstown State University Department of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes proposals from undergraduate and graduate students for its annual History across the Humanities Conference (HATH), to be held February 23-25, 2023, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor in Youngstown, Ohio.

We invite proposals for individual papers, panels, workshops, and roundtables on any subject related to the humanities. We especially encourage submissions that reflect community engagement with the humanities, including public history. Presentations should be 15 min in length. To be considered, please submit a proposal of 250 words through the “Submit Proposal” link on the HATH website on or before January 9, 2023.

This year, HATH will feature keynote speaker Meghan Wood, Executive Director of the Ohio History Connection (OHC). Wood, who has served as director of cultural resources for OHC since 2019, is the first woman to lead the private, nonprofit organization that was established in 1885. The organization functions as the state’s partner in preserving and interpreting Ohio’s history, archaeology, natural history and historic architecture across a network of 58 sties, 1.8 million collections items and hundreds of exhibits. The keynote address will be held on Saturday, February 25.

The HATH Committee is pleased to offer monetary prizes for the best undergraduate and graduate papers and best public history project. To be considered for one of these awards, please submit your complete conference paper (of no more than 3,000 words) with the subject line “HATH Award Submission” to history@ysu.edu no later than February 1, 2023.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Amy L. Fluker
Assistant Professor History
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Youngstown State University

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