Draft Program for 47th Annual Conference available
Please check the Conferences page to find the current draft of the program for our upcoming conference in Bozeman, MT on October 3-5, 2019. We will update it to the final draft once that is complete.
Call for Submissions: 47th Annual Conference Deadline Extended
The forty-seventh annual meeting of the Western Society for French History will be held from October 3-5, 2019 (note the slightly earlier meeting) in the scenic mountain town of Bozeman, Montana. Inspired by its stunning natural environment, the theme for this year’s conference is “Environments in French History.” Diana Davis (Professor of History, the University of California at Davis) will deliver a keynote address on environmental approaches to Francophone history on Friday, October 4. Fabien Locher (Professor of History, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) will deliver a plenary address on the emerging field of climate history on Saturday, October 5. The conference will also feature a special roundtable on French and Native American history, featuring speakers from the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe of Montana. See the Conference Page for information on submissions and deadlines.
Now Available: Journal of the Western Society for French History, Volume 45.
The 45th volume of the Journal of the Western Society for French History is now available here.
Call for Papers: Journal of the WSFH
This year, for the first time in its history, The Journal of the Western Society for French History, formerly the Proceedings, will be accepting outside submissions. We strongly encourage participants of the 2018 Portland meeting of the WSFH to submit revised versions of their papers for publication in The Journal of the Western Society for French History. This year we also encourage you to consider submitting an article to the journal even if you did not present it at the annual meeting. The Journal is a competitive, peer-reviewed publication that accepts articles for publication that make a significant contribution to the field, are properly formatted for journal publication, and incorporate revisions suggested by peer reviewers and the editors. The due date for submissions is 15 January 2019. See the Journal page for more information.
Newly elected Members to the Governing Council
At our recent annual meeting in Portland, we elected a number of new members to the Society’s Governing Council. Congratulations to all of them! Councilors (2019-2021): Alice Conklin (Ohio State University), Elizabeth Everton (Consultant & Independent Scholar), Shannon Fogg (Missouri University of Science & Technology), Daniel Lee (University of Sheffield), Emily Marker (Rutgers University Camden), Robin Mitchell (California State University Channel Islands), Jennifer Sessions (University of Virginia), Allan Tulchin (Shippensburg University).
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