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2018 Oklahoma History Conference

OHS125: Collecting, Preserving, and Sharing for the Next Generation

Presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society
April 25, 26, and 27, 2018 | Oklahoma City

Join the Oklahoma Historical Society for the 2018 Oklahoma History Conference in Oklahoma City!

Call for Papers and Presentations

The OHS is seeking papers and presentations for the 2018 Oklahoma History Conference, which will be held April 25, 26, and 27, 2018, at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. A total of 14 presentation sessions will take place Thursday morning, April 26, and Friday morning, April 27.

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Oklahoma Historical Society, the theme for the conference is "OHS125: Collecting, Preserving, and Sharing for the Next Generation." This year presentations on all aspects of Oklahoma history will be considered for the conference. There will also be special sessions to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Broadway musical Oklahoma!

Presentation sessions will be 45 minutes in length and will feature one presentation not to exceed 30 minutes. This will allow 15 minutes for an introduction and questions. Individuals interested in making a presentation should prepare a one-page proposal including the title of the proposed presentation; a 100-word description of the presentation; the name, address, phone number and email address of the presenter; and a short vita or biographical sketch. Those who submit proposals will be notified of their status by February 1, 2018. Registration fees for presenters will be waived.

Presentation proposals are being accepted now. The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, December 29, 2017.
Please send presentation proposals to:
Annual Conference Committee, Attn: Larry O'Dell

Oklahoma Historical Society
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Proposals also may be emailed to Larry O'Dell at lodell@okhistory.org.