Society of Civil War Historians Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
February 23, 2015 to September 11, 2015
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Military History, Religious Studies and Theology, Slavery

The Society of Civil War Historians will host its biennial conference at The Chattanoogan Hotel, Chattanooga, Tennessee, from June 2 through 4, 2016. The SCWH welcomes panel proposals or individual papers on the Civil War era, broadly defined.  The goal of the conference is to promote the integration of social, military, political, and other forms of history on the Civil War era among historians, graduate students, and professionals who interpret history in museums, national parks, archives, and other public facilities. 

The deadline for receipt of proposals is September 11, 2015. Please complete a submission form (panel proposal:; single paper proposal: and upload a single PDF file.  Proposals should include a title and abstract for the papers (approximately 250-300 words) and a short curriculum vitae from each participant. Panel submissions should have an overall title and statement about the thrust of the session.

For more information, see the Society’s website at, or contact the Richards Center at (814) 863-0151. Final decisions on submissions will be made at the Southern Historical Association meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, on November 11-14, 2015.

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