The 61st Annual Missouri Valley History Conference (MVHC) will be held March 1-3, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. The theme for 2018 is “Resistance and Activism Throughout History.” The Society for Military History (SMH) sponsors a full slate of sessions at the MVHC. SMH panels can be related to the theme, but proposals for all types of military history papers are accepted. Individual proposals are welcome and session proposals are encouraged. For individuals, send a c.v. and short one-page proposal. For sessions, send one-page session proposal, short one-page proposal for each paper, and short c.v.’s for all participants. Deadline for proposals is December 4th, 2017. Send proposals, c.v.’s and inquiries to George Eaton at email@example.com. If you would like to volunteer to chair a panel or comment, please contact George.
For non SMH sponsored panels, please contact the MVHC Coordinator, Dr. Kent Blansett, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is also 4 December for these non-military history proposals. The conference website will be cas.unomaha.edu/history/mvhc
The Society for Military History and the First Division Museum Cantigny sponsors the Kevin J. Carroll award for the best graduate student paper in Military History at MVHC. This prize is valued at $800 dollars. In addition to the graduate student prize, the Society for Military History and the First Division Museum Cantigny sponsor the Colonel Robert R. McCormick Prize for the Best Undergraduate Paper in Military History at MVHC, valued at $400. For information on competing for these prizes please send inquiries to George Eaton.
George Eaton, Society for Military History Coordinator at Missouri Valley History Conference