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Call for Graduate Student Papers for April Conference in Chicago

Sep 8, 2009

The Sixth Annual Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference will be held April 23-24, 2010 at Loyola's Lakeshore Campus. The conference theme this year is "Where are they now: The state of social and cultural history in the 21st century." Masters and doctoral graduate students in any field of historical study are invited to submit proposals to present individual research papers at Loyola's Sixth Annual History Graduate Student Conference. The goal of this conference is to provide an opportunity for students to gain experience presenting original research papers and receiving feedback from their peers on their work.

Proposals should include: submitter's name, contact information, institutional affiliation(s), a one page abstract of the paper (with a title), and a brief biographical statement indicating your academic status along with a return address and current e-mail address. Please note that submissions will be accepted as time and space permit.

The deadline for submissions is February 12, 2010.

E-mail proposals as an attachment to HGSA Vice President (and WIU History Alumnus) Steve Catania or mail to:

History Graduate Student Association
c/o Steve Catania
Loyola University Chicago
History Department
1032 West Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60660

WIU History graduate students submitting paper proposals should consider applying for funding support. See the History Department's Graduate Research web page for more information.

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