2018 Florida Conference of Historians Annual Meeting

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Call for Papers
December 15, 2017
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies

The Florida Conference of Historians (FCH) invites proposals for its 58th annual meeting on February 15-17, 2018 at the Wakulla Springs State Park Lodge, located in beautiful Wakulla Springs.  Faculty, independent scholars, graduate students, and undergraduates are all welcome.  The organization's name reflects the geographic location of its annual meeting and does not reflect any limitation on subject matter.  Organizers are accepting proposals on any and all areas of historical inquiry in the following categories:

  • Individual papers

  • Panels

  • Posters

  • Media and Film

Important Deadlines:
Proposals are due by December 15, 2017
Hotel reservations at the conference rate are due by January 5, 2018
Advance registration deadline is February 9, 2018

Proposals and Registration may be submitted to the FCH website: http://www.floridaconferenceofhistorians.org

Those who present individual papers at the annual meeting may submit their work to the FCH Annals: Journal of the Florida Conference of Historians, the organization's peer-reviewed journal.  Papers published in the journal are eligible to compete for prizes in several categories: the Thomas M. Campbell Award (professional level, including faculty and independent scholars), the Blaine T. Blaine Browne Award (graduate student level), and the J. Calvitt Clarke III Award (undergraduate student level).  The FCH annual meeting also features several special events, such as local tours, a poster session, film screenings, a banquet, and a keynote address.  Attending the sessions is free and open to the public!  Hosted by Tallahassee Community College, the annual meeting provides a unique opportunity to explore Florida's panhandle and participate in one of the nation’s most rewarding regional history conferences!

Contact Info: 

Dr. David Proctor, Tallahassee Community College, at PROCTORD@tcc.fl.edu, or Dr. Jesse Hingson, Jacksonville University, at jhingso@ju.edu or 904-256-7215.

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