Tuesday, May 07, 2013

2nd Marianas History Conference!

2nd Marianas History Conference
One Archipelago, Many Stories:
Integrating Our Narratives

August 30-31, 2013
University of Guam Campus
Call for Papers

The University of Guam, Guam Preservation Trust, Guampedia, and the Northern Marianas Humanities Council are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2nd Marianas History Conference. It will be held on the UOG Campus in Mangilao, Guam, from August 30-31.

The conference will cover a full range of topics associated with the Archipelago’s history, and papers may be submitted under the following general categories: Ancient History; Early Colonial (17th-18th centuries); Late Colonial (19th-early 20th centuries); World War II; Recent (post-war); and Oral History and Genealogical Research. The general categories correspond to the 1st Marianas History Conference.

In addition to papers, organizers are also accepting posters that address the conference theme and/or topics. Posters will be exhibited through the 2nd day of the conference. These organizers also encourage student presentations.

Paper and poster abstracts with a maximum of 150 words may be submitted here: Marianas History Conference 2013 Presentation Application. Please submit a short bio in this same form.
The deadline for abstracts has been extended to 1 June 2013. Conference presenters will be allotted 20 minutes to present with an additional 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

Registration for presenters and attendees
There is a $25 fee for early registrants, both for presenters and attendees, payable here:

Please fill out the registration form here: 2013 Marianas History Conference Registration form
Those who register to attend at the event will be charged $40. Students will be charged a $10 fee at the door and a valid student ID will be required. Registration will be limited to only 180 persons.
The closing conference banquet, to be held at the Guam Sheraton on Saturday 31 August, will be a relaxing and enjoyable evening of food and fun. Tickets of $50 per person can be purchased by July 15, payable here:

If you prefer not to use Paypal you may pay by check no later than July 1. Write the check to Guampedia and send it to Guampedia Foundation UOG Station Mangilao, GU 96923. Note that is for the Marianas History Conference.

Marianas History Conference 2013 Planning Committee

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