Transformations in North America: The Long Nineteenth Century
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Transformations in North America: The Long Nineteenth Century

Transformations in North America: The Long Nineteenth Century

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Southern Adventist University - White Oak Room

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Collegedale, TN 37315

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This is a one-day interdisciplinary conference at Southern Adventist University.

On April 28, 2017, The Center for the Study of 19th Century America will sponsor a 19th Century History Conference hosted by Southern Adventist University's History and Political Studies department. This year's theme is Transformations in North America: The Long Nineteenth Century. The keynote address will be given by Dr. Nazera Wright, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky.

Registration for attendees and presenters is available online and ends April 21, 2017 at 6 pm.


Call for Papers: This is a one-day interdisciplinary conference at Southern Adventist University. we invite scholars from all departments to submit their 250-word abstracts to kerskine@southern.edu. Submissions are due by March 31, 2017.

From territorial expansion and political division to religious reformation and technological innovation, transformations within North America were subtle, violent, and varied throughout the nineteenth century. The Center for the Study of 19th Century America at Southern Adventist University invites paper and panel proposals for its Second Annual Conference.

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bridge diverse academic disciplines and scholars. Topics for 20 minute papers may include, but are not limited to:

- economic diversification

- industrial and technological developments

- methods of transportation

- slavery and the Civil War

- the Reconstruction Era

- advancements in health and wellness

- fashion

- international diplomacy and relations

- warfare and global relations

- art and the environment

- Gothic and Realism in literature

- traditions and trends in religious practice

- scientific debates

- citizenship and the franchise

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