CFP: "Threats: Real and Imagined" Vanderbilt University, Feb 21, 2014

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

The Annual Graduate History Association Conference is a full day graduate student conference that invites speakers from across the United States to present their work. The conference features a keynote address from a professor in the Vanderbilt History department. Themes for the conference change each year. The conference is free and open to all Vanderbilt students.

We are pleased to announce our upcoming 2014 graduate conference:

Threats: Real and Imagined
Friday, February 21, 2014
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

We welcome submissions that pertain to the broadest definition of the term “threats,” including, but not limited to: challenges to the status quo, the way in which genuine threats were perceived by dominant groups, diabolical plots and conspiracy theories dreamed up by the more imaginative segments of society, perceptions of threats, communication and awareness of threats, criteria for determining a threat, and responses to threats both real and imagined.  Papers from any time period and geographic region as well as interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Students who are interested should submit an abstract of up to 300 words by December 1, 2013.

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