43rd Annual ACH Conference

43rd Annual ACH Conference
Call for Paper and Panel Proposals, Due Sept. 30, 2010

The 43rd Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians is scheduled for Puerto Rico on May 16-20, 2011. Application instructions, as well as forms for paper and panel proposals, are available on the Association of Caribbean Historians website (
http://www.associationofcaribbeanhistorians.org).  All applications must be received by Sept. 30, 2010 for consideration.

The following themes were suggested at this year’s Annual General Meeting in Barbados.

*Please note, while papers on such topics are encouraged, the
Executive Committee welcomes proposals on other subjects or ideas*.
Suggested themes included:

– Religion in the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Caribbean
– The Relationship between Caribbean Literature and History
– Political Institutions of the Twentieth Century
– Financial and Banking Comparisons
– Transportation and Travel History
– Haiti and African-Atlantic Identities in the Nineteenth Century
– Israelites, Jews and Rastafarianism in the Caribbean
– Digital Sources for the Study of Caribbean History
– Teaching Caribbean History
– Dance and Culture of the Caribbean, in Honor of Rex Nettleford
– Slavery and Abolition in the Spanish and Circum-Caribbean
– Archives and the Construction of Knowledge
– Intellectual Traditions of the Twentieth Century

Proposals for the 2011 ACH Conference should be sent via e-mail by September 30, 2010 to:
Michelle Craig McDonald, Secretary-Treasurer, Association of Caribbean Historians: achsecretary@gmail.com

Proposals can also be mailed (to be received by September 30, 2010) to:
Michelle Craig McDonald
Secretary-Treasurer, Association of Caribbean Historians
Richard Stockton College
P.O. Box 195
Pomona, New Jersey 08240, U.S.A.

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