Welcome to the official website of the Marquette University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Graduate Student Humanities Conference. The purpose of the conference is to bring graduate students from across the humanities together to explore interdisciplinary themes. Our theme this year is Conflict and Liberation. We are now accepting paper proposals. Please see our call for papers page for more details on what we are looking for. If you wish to submit an abstract, please use the abstract submission button above or go to the abstract submission page.
Photo Courtesy of Boston College
We are also very pleased to announce that our keynote speaker this year will be Heather Cox Richardson. Dr. Richardson is a professor of history at Boston College. Her work focuses on nineteenth-century American history and the transformation of political ideology from the Civil War to the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Dr. Richardson also regularly writes for Salon.com and We're History.
Friday, April 22, 2016 5pm
Keynote Address by Heather Cox Richardson
"Mad Libs of Power: Moving Beyond Race, Class, and Gender in History"
Eisenberg Hall in Sensenbrenner Hall, Marquette University
Reception to Follow
Saturday, April 23, 2016 10am-4pm
Conference Program TBA
Mid-Day Workshop led by Heather Cox Richardson
"Writing Serious Non-Fiction for Regular People"
Beaumier Suites, Raynor Memorial Library, Marquette University