100 Years after WWI:
Local to Global Impact of an International War
As part of its five year commemoration of the centennial of World War I, the University of South Carolina Upstate is hosting an international and interdisciplinary conference on April 6-7, 2017, the anniversary of the United States’ entrance into the war. We seek papers and panels that will examine international aspects of the war, with particular attention to regions of the world and features of the war that are underrepresented. Topics to be explored include military and geopolitical ramifications, colonial experiences, changes in medicine, education, arts, literature, science and economics, and examinations of the roles of and impact on women, African Americans, immigrants and other distinctive population groups.
Keynote address to be delivered by Dr. Jennifer Keene, Professor and Chair of the History Department, Chapman University, CA.
Presenters will be notified by December 20, 2016.
Individual Submissions should include:
- A 250-500 word abstract and title
- A brief curriculum vitae (2 pages)
- Full contact information including mail, email, and phone/fax numbers.
Panel submissions are encouraged. Please include the info above for a panel of at least three presenters.
USC Upstate World War I Symposium Committee
Dr. Catherine Canino, Professor and Director of Honors Program, University of South Carolina Upstate
Dr. Araceli Hernández-Laroche, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Language, Literature, and Composition
Rob McCormick, Professor and Associate Dean, University of South Carolina, Upstate