Call For Papers
Gulf South History & Humanities Conference
Including Special Theme Sessions on “On the Go in the Gulf South: A Tribute to Transportation & Tourism”
October 17-19, 2019, Pensacola Grand Hotel, Downtown Pensacola, Florida
The Gulf South History and Humanities Conference is an annual event sponsored by the Gulf South Historical Association, a consortium of Gulf South colleges and universities from the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
The 37th Annual Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, hosted by University of West Florida, welcomes all researchers and scholars to propose papers highlighting aspects of development in the Gulf South. All topics, panels, roundtables, performances, and workshops, exploring any aspects of the history, ethnography, archaeology, development, and cultures of the Gulf South and Circum-Caribbean will be considered.
The registration fee includes a Thursday evening reception, all conference sessions, and a free one-year membership in the Association. Tickets for the banquet, annual keynote address, and a courtesy cocktail reception are all included in the additional banquet fee.
Proposals for papers must be post marked by the July 31st, 2019 submission deadline. To submit an individual paper, send a Word document attachment containing a title, 150 word abstract, and one-page vita. To submit for any themed panels or roundtable forums, send a Word document attachment containing a title and brief (150 word) description of the theme, 150 word abstract for each paper, a one-page vita for each presenter and a suggested chair/discussant. All submissions should be sent via email to the program chair, Dr. Erin Stone, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “2019 Gulf South Paper” in the email subject line. Or, send a hard copy to Dr. Erin Stone, c/o Department of History, Bldg. 50 Room 113 11000 University Parkway Pensacola, FL 32514. Expect an email confirmation once your submission has been received.
To register, please send a check and registration form below to Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, P.O. Box 10730, SLU, Hammond, LA 70402. Make checks payable to Gulf South Historical Association. For online registration, please go to this link: http://www.southeastern.edu/alumni_donors/foundation/giving/gshhconf/index.html
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Dr. Erin Stone, at email@example.com. Please put “2019 Gulf South Paper” in the email subject line. Or, send a hard copy to Dr. Erin Stone, c/o Department of History, Bldg. 50 Room 113 11000 University Parkway Pensacola, FL 32514.