CFP – CUNY Early American Republic Seminar Graduate Student Conference

Call for Papers

CUNY Early American Republic Seminar Graduate Student Conference

Ruptures and Continuities in Early America

May 1st, 2015


Keynote Speaker: Seth Rockman, Brown University

CUNY EARS invites proposals for papers that range from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War. Topics can include but are not limited to gender, material culture, religion, the Atlantic World, slavery, Native American history, politics, law, immigration, urban, capitalism, digital humanities, and environmental history. The conference will be held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.


Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2015. Please send an abstract (300 words) and CV as one document to Include your name in the title of the document. Also be sure in the abstract to note any AV requirements or special accommodations for your paper.

About Us

CUNY Graduate Center’s Early American Republic Seminar (EARS) is a student-run organization focused on promoting and facilitating the study of early American history.  Our primary mission is to provide a space for graduate students and early career scholars to present works in progress in a rigorous but collegial environment.  EARS has also hosted a number of public talks by prominent historians. For a look at announcements or our upcoming schedule, visit For any questions about the group, contact our co-chairs, John Blanton ( and Christopher Morell (

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