Call for Proposals – Early American Environmental Histories

William and Mary Quarterly and the Early Modern Studies Institute invite paper proposals for a workshop on “Early American Environments.” The organizers are looking for proposals from a wide range of disciplines and methodological approaches. The geographic boundaries for acceptable proposals include not just North America and Mesoamerica but also environmental change at an oceanic or hemispheric scale. The conference will be held between May 19 and 20, 2017 at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA. The workshop is aimed at mid-career scholars and graduate students who have not defended are ineligible. Travel and lodging will be covered. Those interested should submit an abstract, a brief methodological description (both 250 words), and a short c.v. to the conference website. The deadline for submissions is October 25, 2016. Click here to download a conference flyer with more detailed information.