The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

History Program Events

CFP for 10th Annual Graduate Student History Conference (Submissions are due January 15th, 2020)

The PhD Program in History invites graduate students to submit proposals for individual papers or panels to be presented at the tenth annual departmental conference on March 13th, 2020. Theme: “Challenging Historical Narratives: New Approaches for the New Decade ”

The conference offers a welcoming environment in which students can gain experience presenting academic work, receive feedback from CUNY faculty, and meet other students working in related fields.

Submissions may be complete papers but also preliminary research finds, works-in-progress, first-year research projects, or excerpts from dissertation chapters. Don’t feel you need to have a finished paper to apply!

In order to apply: You need to send a proposal which includes a 250 word abstract as well as an introductory blurb (year, field, interests). Submissions are due January 15th, 2020.

To submit proposals please email the organizers, Sophie Tunney and Stephanie Makowski at:

After you have been accepted in the conference, you will need to submit a 10 page (double spaced) final paper in the beginning of March. Deadline for the 10 page final conference paper will be sent out in the Spring Semester.

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