2017 Power and Struggle Conference Best Paper Award

Sarah Craddock's picture
September 23, 2017
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

The Department of History at The University of Alabama is pleased to announce its Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference on Power and Struggle, to be held at the UA campus on September 22- 23, 2017. The UA's graduate history journal, Southern Historian, will award a prize for best paper in southern history.

The GHA Conference seeks submissions concerning, but not limited to, the following topics: 

Power in institutions, society, and religion
Struggle in cultural expression, social relationships, and belief systems
Power in discourse on gender, race, and class
Struggle against labels in nationalism, ethnicity, sub-culture, or sexual identity Power in traditional structures such as politics, diplomacy, imperialism, and war Struggle in resistance such as crime, protest, liberation, and revolution 

Single papers should include a 300-word abstract and a one-page CV of the presenter. Full- panel proposals will be accepted. All submissions should be sent in Word format via email to the committee at: ghaconference@gmail.com

The deadline for proposal submission is April 25, 2017. Final papers should be submitted to commentators by September 1, 2017. For more information please email the committee at ghaconference@gmail.com

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