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History of Emotions Conference (USA)

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Call for Papers Deadline: 30 September 2017
Conference Dates: 1–2 June 2018
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Enquiries and submissions: Email Peter Stearns, George Mason University pstearns@gmu.edu

This Conference seeks to address major issues in the field of the history of emotions: periodisation, relevant theory and interdisciplinarity, comparative approaches, teaching and public outreach. There will also be discussion of the formation of a virtual organisation for scholars working on the history of emotions in North America, in coordination with the Society for the History of Emotions (SHE).

Conference Organisers:

Supported by the Society for the History of Emotions

Confirmed Speakers:

Call for Papers and Panels:

The conference invites paper proposals that fall within the parameters suggested above. Panels may also be proposed. Relevant prospectuses must be received no later than 30 September 2017, addressed to pstearns@gmu.edu (feel free to address any questions to this same address). Decisions will be made by the end of October 2017. 


Please note that this conference is self-funded, so no subsidies or stipends are available.