Call for Papers: The Public History of the Civil War, at NC State

Came across this from H-Net announcements this morning.  Too bad I don’t do Civil War history…Here’s the announcement on the NC State website:


The Public History of the Civil War, a Sequicentennial Symposium

The approaching 150th anniversary of the American Civil War provides a unique opportunity to explore the many ways that public and academic historians can work together to engage general audiences at battlefields, historic sites, and museums across the country. On Saturday, March 26, 2011, the History Department at North Carolina State University will host a symposium to facilitate discussions among Civil War interpreters, museum curators, and scholars about how to convey integrated narratives of military, social, and political history.

Interested public historians, curators, site directors, scholars, etc. should submit 1-2 page proposals for panels, roundtables, and workshops and CVs for all participants to Susanna Lee ( and David Zonderman ( by December 15, 2010. Decisions on accepted proposals will be made by January 15, 2011. Invited participants will receive travel and accommodations.

Susanna Lee: 919-513-2215
David Zonderman: 919-513-2222
History Department
North Carolina State University
Fax: 919-515-3886

Sponsored by the History Department at North Carolina State University.