Sunday, February 20, 2011

CFP: Southern Industrialization Project Annual Meeting

The Southern Industrialization Project (SIP), an interdisciplinary group of  scholars studying the history of the political economy, business, and industrialization of the American South, invites proposals for papers to be presented at its upcoming meeting, which will take place June 3-4, 2011, at the Gulf Park Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.
  The keynote speaker will be Professor Angela Lakwete, Auburn University, the prizewinning author of Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America (2003).
   The members of the program committee invite submissions from advanced  graduate students as well as established scholars. Proposals for individual papers should include a one-page abstract and CV; proposals for entire panels should include an abstract and a CV for each presenter.
   Proposals should be sent to the members of the program committee via email attachment:
Jonathan Daniel Wells, chair, Temple University:  jdwells@temple.edu
Michele Gillespie, Wake Forest University: gillesmk@wfu.edu
Max Grivno, University of Southern Mississippi:  max.grivno@usm.edu
The committee will begin reviewing proposals on April 1, 2011.