Call for Papers: 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium

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An aerial view of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, 1964. US Navy photo USN 105981.

The History Department of the United States Naval Academy invites proposals for papers to be presented at its 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium in Annapolis, Maryland, on 19-20 September 2013. The 2011 symposium was extremely successful, with over 250 in attendance, and over 125 papers presented.

Proposals dealing with any aspect of naval and maritime history are welcome. Proposals should include an abstract not exceeding 250 words and a one-page vita. Panel proposals are strongly encouraged and should contain an abstract and brief vita for each panelist. Email proposals to Dr. Lori Bogle at by 4 February 2013. The program committee expects to finalize the program by 25 February 2013; final versions of accepted papers are due to the symposium committee and panel chairs by 1 August 2013.

On-line registration for the conference will begin 11 March 2013.

A limited number of travel stipends are available to graduate students. Please indicate your desire to apply for a travel stipend in the email that contains your proposal.

The program committee will select the best papers presented at the symposium to be published at a later date.

Information on the 2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium can be found online at The website will be updated on a regular basis. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Lori Bogle and CDR Chris Rentfrow at

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