Society for History
in the Federal Government

2018 SHFG Annual Meeting: 
Federal History in Times of Transition

The Society for History in the Federal Government announces its annual meeting to be held March 23-25, 2018, at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education in Shepherdstown, WV.

Registration  for the Annual Meeting is $45 for students, $85 for members, and $125 for non-members. There is an optional $10 lunch.
Register here:  http://shfg.wildapricot.org/event-2663751

Hotel information listed below. 

Friday, March 23

Federal Jobs Workshop-Byrd Center (1:00-4:00 p.m.) 

Graduate Student & First Time Attendee Networking Hour-Byrd Center (4:00-p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Awards Ceremony & Trask Lecture-Byrd Center (4:30-6:00 p.m.)

Opening Reception-Bavarian Inn (6:30-8:30 p.m.)

Saturday, March 24, Byrd Center

Light Breakfast (8:00-8:45 a.m.)

Panels I (9:00-10:30 a.m.)

Panels II (10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

Lunch Break & Federal History: Online Dissemination Workshop (12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.)

Panels III (2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.)

Business Meeting (4:00-p.m.-5:30 p.m.)

Sunday, March 25, Byrd Center

Tours TBD

For more information, please email shfgmeeting@gmail.com


Hotel Information

The SHFG Annual Meeting will be held in the Robert C. Byrd Center on the campus of Shepherd University.  SHFG has reserved blocks of rooms at two nearby hotels.

Bavarian Inn (http://www.bavarianinnwv.com/). The room rate ranges from $129-225 per night. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the conference center.  Please mention the SHFG meeting when calling to make a reservation.   Individuals are responsible for booking and paying their own room and tax. Individuals will have a 7 day cancellation policy, reservations must be cancelled on that date prior to 3:00 pm to receive a full refund on the deposit. Deadline to book February 23rd.

Clarion Hotel (http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-shepherdstown-west_virginia-WV012) The room rate is per diem, at $93 plus tax, per night, for the entire meeting.  The hotel is approximately 1 mile from the conference center.  Please call 304-876-7000 and ask for the “Meeting of the Society for History of the Federal Government Block” to make reservations.  A 24 hour notice is required for any cancellations. 


CALL FOR PAPERS  
2018 SHFG Annual Meeting: 
Federal History in Times of Transition
Deadline: December 8, 2017

The Society for History in the Federal Government announces its annual meeting to be held March 23-24, 2018, at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies in Shepherdstown, WV.

The program committee invites participants to broadly interpret the conference theme, “Federal History in Times of Transition.”

The program committee invites entire panels and roundtables, as well as individual papers. We encourage presentations that use audio/visual components. We welcome proposals from graduate students, federal historians, public historians, archivists from local, state, and federal institutions, oral historians, digital archivists, and scholars from other disciplines. We encourage panels composed of practitioners from a variety of backgrounds and experiences in these topics.   

Paper proposals should include a brief abstract of 250-300 words, a biographical paragraph of the author, and contact information. Panel proposals should include brief abstracts of each paper as well as biographical paragraphs and contact information for each presenter. Please submit your proposal using this form.

All conference rooms will have a computer with internet and a projector.

For more information, please email shfgmeeting@gmail.com

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON. 

http://shfg.wildapricot.org/event-2663751


           

Society for History in the Federal Government 
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Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044

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