CfP – Eighth Southern Association of Women Historians Conference on Women’s History

Eighth Southern Association of Women Historians Conference on Women’s

June 4-6, 2009
Call for Papers
The Southern Association for Women Historians invites proposals for the
Seventh Southern Conference on Women’s History, to be held June 4-6, 2009,
on the campus of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.  The
conference provides a stimulating and congenial forum for the discussion of
all aspects of women’s history.  Its program seeks to reflect the best in
recent scholarship, especially by young scholars and graduate students.  The
program also wishes to reflect the diversity of women’s historical
experiences and to explore the histories of women from a wide range of
racial, class, and ethnic backgrounds.  Proposals in Public History are
especially welcome.

The Program Committee solicits proposals for complete panels and individual
papers, as well as roundtable sessions.  Proposals for panels or sessions
should include the following: a) a cover sheet with the session title, paper
titles, and name, address, affiliation, and email addresses of the chair,
panelists, and commentator, b) a 300 word summary of the panel or session as
a whole, c) a 300 word proposal for each paper or presentation, and d) a
brief (one page) curriculum vitae for each participant.  Individual paper
proposals should include the following:  a) a cover sheet with the paper
title, and name address, affiliation, and email address of the panelist  b)
a 300 word proposal, and c) a brief (one page) curriculum vitae. Those
interested in chairing a session or commenting are also invited to send a
c.v. to the Program Committee.

All materials and attachments should be emailed to the program committee at  The body of your
email should include your name, affiliation, phone and email address; please
send the supporting materials (cover sheet, proposal and cv) in a Microsoft
word attachment.  (Email inquiries may be directed to committee co-chairs
Joan Johnson at or Allison Sneider
The deadline for receipt of all materials is August 1, 2008.


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