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 Call for Papers

September 1-3, 2017

Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

The Northern Marianas Humanities Council, University of Guam, Guampedia and the Northern Marianas College are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 3rd Marianas History Conference.  It will be held on Saipan from September 1-2, 2017, at Fiesta Resort and Spa.

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 Chamorro 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 2 June 2017.  Conference presenters will be allotted 20 minutes to present with an additional 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

The conference will feature keynote presentations by Julian Aguon, Dr. Carlos Madrid, and Dr. Laura T. Souder.  This event is open to the public and free of charge.  Seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

Please contact staff of the Northern Marianas Humanities Council by email or phone (235-4785) for more details.  The conference venue will be announced in the near future.

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