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Call for Papers

September 4-6, 2015

Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Venue TBA

The Northern Marianas Humanities Council, University of Guam, Guam Preservation Trust, and Guampedia are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 3rd Marianas History Conference.  It will be held on Saipan from September 4-6, 2015 with a welcoming reception on the evening of September 4th.

The conference will cover a full range of topics associated with the Archipelago’s history with a particular focus on the conference’s subtheme “Milestones in Marianas History.”  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 organizers also encourage student presentations.

Paper abstracts with a maximum of 150 words and the presenter’s bio may be submitted via this link.  The deadline for abstracts is 30 April 2015.  Conference presenters will be allotted 20 minutes to present with an additional 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

There will be a $20 fee for early registration which will begin on 1 July 2015.  Those who register at the event will be charged $30.00.  Students will be admitted free of charge.  You will be able to pay online through Guampedia or at the Northern Marianas Humanities Council Office, Springs Plaza, Gualo Rai.  You will be notified once the online payment option is set up and we will be in touch with more information about the conference soon.  Please direct conference questions to the Northern Marianas Humanities Council.