Instructions for Submitting a Paper or Panel Proposal

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To submit a paper or panel proposal to the Program Committee for this annual meeting, you must have an authenticated account on our website. If you are a current member of the BHC or have previously registered an account on our website, you are automatically able to upload a proposal. If you are not a BHC member, simply create an account.

Prepare Your Materials

Individual Paper Proposal

To submit an individual paper proposal, you will need:

  • Title of the proposed paper
  • a 300-word abstract
  • a one-page curriculum vitae (CV) in PDF, DOC/X, or RTF format
  • to determine whether you are eligible for the Kerr Prize or Trescott Award

Panel Proposals

Panel proposals (whether for regular panels or roundtable formats) need the following materials:

  • Title of the proposed panel
  • Names and contact information for chair and discussant
  • A brief cover letter stating the rationale for the panel
  • Once a panel proposal has been completed, each paper should be submitted using the individual paper proposal system, selecting the appropriate panel and panel order option when prompted

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