Phi Alpha Theta Alpha Beta Epsilon Chapter (University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa)
Call For Papers:
Annual Hawaiʻi Regional Meeting of
Phi Alpha Theta
UH Manoa will host the TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL HAWAI'I REGIONAL MEETING OF PHI ALPHA THETA at the Manoa Campus Center on Saturday, March 16, 2013. PAT student members from Hawai'i's university campuses are cordially invited to present papers on historical subjects and problems of their choosing at the meeting.
To do so, a student must submit his or her name, email address or phone number, chapter affiliation, the title of the proposed paper as it should appear in the conference program, and a one-paragraph abstract of the paper's contents by Monday, February 4. Please send proposals via email to UH Manoa Chapter Graduate President Shirley Buchanan at email@example.com and chapter adviser Bob McGlone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three hard copies of the paper itself must be submitted by Tuesday, February 12 (Lincoln's birthday) for the author/presenter to be eligible for a prize.
Please send papers to:
Prof. Bob McGlone
Department of History
Sakamaki Hall A203
2530 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
Papers may be as long as thirty pages of text, but the oral presentation of the paper during the Annual Meeting is limited to twenty minutes. (If a student wishes to read his or her whole paper, ten to twelve pages of twelve-point font type, double spaced, is a proper length.) Cash and book prizes will be announced at the end of the meeting (at 4:30). Students presenting papers and their student guests will receive lunch free.
Please join us on March 16 to make new friends and celebrate HISTORY with fellow historians.
Currently, the prizes awarded at the conference include:
- Best Undergraduate Paper
- Best Graduate Paper
- Walter Vella Prize in Research
- Sarah Sohmer Prize in Hawaiian/Pacific History
- Idus Newby Prize in Historiography
- Herbert F. Margulies Prize in US History
- Fritz Rehbock Prize in Science and Discovery
- Alliance Française d’Hawaii Award in French History