Call for Papers: Deadline Extended to January 25th

CUNY Early American Republic Seminar Graduate Student Conference

Ruptures and Continuities in Early America

May 1st, 2015


Keynote Speaker: Seth Rockman, Brown University

CUNY EARS invites proposals for papers that range from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War. Topics can include but are not limited to gender, material culture, religion, the Atlantic World, slavery, Native American history, politics, law, print culture, immigration, urban, capitalism, digital humanities, and environmental history. The conference will be held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.


The extended deadline for submissions is January 25, 2015. Please send an abstract (300 words) and CV as one document to [log in to unmask]. Include your name in the title of the document. Also be sure in the abstract to note any AV requirements or special accommodations for your paper. We can provide sleeping accommodations for a few presenters, so please note in your email if this option would make presenting viable.

About Us

CUNY Graduate Center’s Early American Republic Seminar (EARS) is a student-run organization focused on promoting and facilitating the study of early American history. Our primary mission is to provide a space for graduate students and early career scholars to present works in progress in a rigorous but collegial environment.  EARS has also hosted a number of public talks by prominent historians. For a look at announcements or our upcoming schedule, visit For any questions about the group, contact our co-chairs, John Blanton ([log in to unmask]) and Christopher Morell ([log in to unmask]).