Southwestern Historical Association Annual Meeting

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Call for Papers
March 23, 2016 to March 26, 2016
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, European History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies


Las Vegas, Nevada – March 23-26, 2016


You are cordially invited to the join the Southwestern Historical Association, in conjunction with the Southwestern Social Sciences Association, to our annual meeting in Las Vegas, March 23-26, 2016.  Faculty, independent scholars, public historians, and students may submit proposals for panels, papers, or roundtable sessions, in any area of history.  Student members of Phi Alpha Theta may propose papers or entire panels for student-only sessions; students who are not members of the Phi Alpha Theta should submit papers for regular sessions.

Please submit electronically at:  Panelists are asked to provide a CV of no more than two pages, a 350-word abstract, and appropriate contact information, including full name, e-mail address, and academic rank (faculty or graduate student).  Requests for AV (projection) equipment are submitted online.  Historians may volunteer to serve as panel chair or discussants via All Academic, or contact the relevant area studies coordinator via e-mail.  Those who have created a profile in All Academic for previous SSSA annual meetings should continue to use that account.

The deadline for receiving proposal is November 15, 2015.

Individuals submitting accepted proposals will be notified approximately four weeks after the submission deadline.  Finished papers must be sent directly to chairs/discussants via e-mail by no later than 10-14 days prior to the conference.  Please refer to for meeting details including accommodations, travel, and registration.  For information concerning the Southwestern Historical Association, please contact the area coordinators (listed below), SWHA President Dr. Jeffery R. Hankins (, or visit our website at


United States/Canadian History: Dr. Rowland Brucken, Norwich University, Depart. of History & Political Science, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vt. 05663,

European/Asian/Middle Eastern History:  Dr. Lopita Nath, University of the Incarnate Word, Dept. of History, 4301 Broadway, CPO# 64, San Antonio, Tx. 78209,

Latin American/African/Transnational/Comparative History: Dr. Daniel Haworth, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Dep. Of History, Campus Box 140, 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058,

General Program Chair: Dr. Kale Haywood, Allegheny College, History Dept. 520 N. Main, Street, Meadville, PA 16335,

Contact Info: 

Dr. Jeffery Hankins, SWHA President, Louisiana Tech University, GTM-134, Ruston, Louisiana (318) 257-3344.

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