2019 HGSA at LSU History Graduate Conference

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 20, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, American History / Studies, European History / Studies

Call for Papers: Louisiana State University Graduate History Conference


The History Graduate Student Association at Louisiana State University is delighted to announce the tenth annual Graduate History Conference for February 22 -23, 2019. The conference allows graduate students to present their original and ongoing work in a professional environment and to receive feedback from their peers and experts within their field.

For this conference, our keynote speaker is Dr. Pedro Reina-Pérez, a professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus and director of the Harvard Puerto Rico Winter Institute. Besides teaching, he is a contributing writer for El Nuevo Día (Puerto Rico), El País (Spain) and ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America (US). Among his eleven books and edited volumes are Poeta del Paisaje (2013), El Arco Prodigioso (2009) and La Semilla Que Sembramos (2003).

We invite submissions for individual papers and panels from graduate students at all levels. Proposals may cover all fields and approaches of historical scholarship and span all chronological and geographical boundaries.

Deadline for all Paper Proposals: December 20, 2018.

Paper proposals should be limited to 300 words. Submissions should include a working title and a brief description of the central argument, as well as a copy of the scholar’s curriculum vitae. For panels proposals, please include a 200-word description of the proposed panel topic as well as individual paper abstracts and vitae. If selected, participants must submit their registration form and their paper no later than January 25, 2019.


Please send proposals and questions to hgsa@lsu.edu. Visit our website at https://lsu.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/HGSA for more information. Happy Holidays!

Contact Info: 

Rosa M Lazaro

HGSA Vice-President & Conference Chair

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