2012 Conference Call for Papers
Thirtieth Annual Gulf South History and Humanities Conference
October 18-20, 2012
With special theme sessions on exploring history and culture along the Gulf South:
From prehistoric times to the 21st Century.
The Gulf South History and Humanities Conference is an annual event sponsored by the
Gulf South Historical Association, a consortium of Gulf South colleges and universities
from the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
The Thirtieth Annual Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, hosted by Pensacola State College, welcomes all researchers and scholars to propose papers, panels, roundtables, performances, and workshops, exploring all aspects of the history and cultures of the Gulf South and Caribbean Basin.
The registration fee includes a Thursday evening reception at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel, all conference sessions, and a free one-year membership in the Association. Tickets for the banquet, annual keynote address, and a courtesy cocktail reception are all included in the additional banquet fee.
Proposals will be considered if postmarked by the deadline of August 15, 2012. To submit an individual paper, send a brief c.v., title of the paper, and short abstract. Panel organizers (two or more presenters, a chair and commentator, or a chair/commentator) must submit a c.v., paper title, and short abstract for each participant. A complete list of conference sessions and topics will be mailed to each registrant in the first week of September 2012.
The conference will be at the beautiful Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel, which offers special conference room rates at $139.00 a night provided reservations are made by September 26, 2012. Please mention “GSH” when you call for reservations at 1-866-916-2999.
To submit proposals please contact Dr. Brian Rucker at email@example.com, or for more information, please contact Dr. Randall Broxton at firstname.lastname@example.org, or: Gulf South Historical Association, c/o The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU Box 10730, Hammond, LA 70402.
REGISTRATION $40.00 _______ STUDENT REGISTRATION $25.00 ______ BANQUET $40.00 ________
TOTAL ENCLOSED: $_________________
Will you be joining the Association at the Thursday evening reception: Yes ? No ?
Please send this form with a check made payable to: Gulf South Historical Association, c/o The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU Box 10730, Hammond, LA 70402 .