4th Annual History Conference
The 4th Annual History Conference will address a range of historical themes relating to the interdisciplinary social sciences community. Graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to present papers and posters. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes in length (8-10 typed pages, double-spaced). Abstracts of up to 250 words and CVs should be sent as a Word attachment to Heather Haley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for all submissions is 31 October 2015.
A panel of judges will select the best overall Ph.D., M.A., and undergraduate papers to receive awards in recognition of excellence.
A registration fee of $25 includes all refreshments and receptions.
Dr. Edward Westermann
Professor of History
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Colonizing the Nazi East and Conquering the American West: Comparing Processes of Conquest and Genocide
Dr. Edward B. Westermann received his Ph.D. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of Hitler’s Police Battalions: Enforcing Racial War in the East (University Press of Kansas, 2005) and Flak: German Anti-Aircraft Defenses, 1914-1945 (University Press of Kansas, 2001). His current research project, Hitler’s Ostkrieg and the Indian Wars, uses a comparative empirical approach to examine Nazi eastward expansion and U.S. westward expansion and will be forthcoming with the University of Oklahoma Press. He is the recipient of numerous research grants and fellowships including a Fulbright Fellowship, a German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship, and a Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.