Call for Papers: Ohio Academy of History, March 23-25, 2018, Dayton, Ohio

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Call for Papers
December 1, 2017
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Social History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, History Education, Public Health

Call for Papers

The Ohio Academy of History seeks papers in all fields of history for its annual regional conference to be held March 23-24 at the University of Dayton.  Papers may deal with any area or time period, including World, Latin American, African, Asian, European, Oceanian, as well as American.  Proposals focusing on historiography, methodology, pedagogy, and public history are also welcome.  The Ohio Academy of History is planning on publishing an on-line proceedings of select conference papers.

Proposals may consist of individual papers, sessions on a common theme, or discussion panels. Panels might address topics like the following and we are open to other topics.

The Centennial of the Great Flu Pandemic

The Centennial of the end of World War I

The History of Globalization and the Reactions to Globalization

Technology and History

Paper sessions generally include three papers (20 minutes each) and a chair or commentator. In addition to traditional format sessions (scholarly papers with chair and commentator), the Ohio Academy welcomes non-traditional formats such as roundtables, discussion panels, or teaching-focused formats.  We do not at this time solicit or accept undergraduate papers.

Submit proposals no later than 1 December 2017 to the chair of the program committee:

Dr. John Weaver
Sinclair Community College (retired)

Proposals must include:

A title and 150-word abstract of each paper

A short biography, resume, or curriculum vita (one page) of each participant

Telephone numbers and e-mail and mailing addresses

Those interested in chairing or commenting on papers should contact the committee chair with their areas of expertise.

Presenters must register for the conference by 15 February 2018 to be included in the program.

Contact Info: 

Janet R. Bednarek, Professor of History, University of Dayton

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