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Call for Papers


Call for Papers

South Carolina Historical Association Annual Meeting

Theme: “History Teaches”

Saturday, March 30, 2024


Francis Marion University

Florence, South Carolina


SCHA invites historians in all fields to submit proposals for presentations and sessions for the 2024 Annual Meeting, to be hosted by Francis Marion University, Florence, S.C., on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The historical theme for this year’s Annual Meeting is “History Teaches.” We also warmly welcome proposals on history topics outside the theme of the Annual Meeting.

We welcome proposals on a wide array of topics in Southern, American, European, and World History. We encourage not only traditional papers, but also proposals from related areas of interest, such as innovative pedagogy, historical research methods, digital archives history, and public history.

We welcome historians at all phases of their careers, including undergraduate students presenting posters (sponsored by a faculty member), graduate students, and independent scholars. Proposals for complete sessions are encouraged, but individual proposals are also welcome.

Papers presented at the meeting are eligible for peer-reviewed publication in the Association’s journal, The Journal of the South Carolina Historical Association.

• Use the SCHA Facebook page to connect with other members for panels.

• Send proposal descriptions (no more than 250 words) and a brief C.V. from each presenter to

• Proposal deadline: December 31, 2023.

• Acceptance notification: January 31, 2024.

• Paper submission deadline: February 28, 2024.


Please notify us of your interest in chairing a session by e-mailing by January 31, 2024. Please include “session chair" or "commentator” in your email header.


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