CFP: GRAD workshop, “New and Emerging Studies of the Spanish Colonial Borderlands"

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March 12, 2021
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Indigenous Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Call for Papers for the 4th Annual Workshop:

“New and Emerging Studies of the Spanish Colonial Borderlands” 

This workshop seeks to bring together five advanced graduate students in the field of the Spanish Borderlands to bolster intellectual exchange and create community among graduate students and interested faculty working on similar or related topics. Successful workshop presentation proposals should highlight new and emerging research on the Spanish Borderlands and focus on some aspect of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Florida or related areas from the sixteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. 

Papers will be organized into one hour sessions derived from larger dissertation chapters. Workshopping of the papers by participants and organizers will follow. Participants agree to submit a 25-35 page, footnoted paper by March 1, 2021 and attend the all-day online workshop on March 12, 2021.

 For full consideration a proposal, bibliography, and CV must be submitted by December 5th, 2020, to workshop chairs UCR History Department faculty Alejandra Dubcovsky and Steven Hackel at Paper proposals should be no more than 300 words and include a separate two-page bibliography of primary and secondary sources. Please put all materials in a single pdf/word document. The organizers will respond by December 20, 2020. 

The workshop will be held virtually Friday March 12, 2021. 

Organized with generous support from the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Seminar on Borderlands History, The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, UC Riverside College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Huntington Library.