CALL FOR PROPOSALS

52th ANNUAL ARIZONA HISTORY CONVENTION

April 28-30 2011
Hilton Garden Inn & Pivot Point Conference Center - Yuma

The program committee invites proposals for presentations on any aspect of Arizona history for delivery at the Arizona History Convention, which will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn & Pivot Point Conference Center - Yuma. We encourage both individual submissions and proposals for complete sessions

BARRY M. GOLDWATER AWARD

A panel of judges will award a prize of $750 to the best convention paper on Arizona history. All accepted papers (except those by college students) are eligible.

VALEEN T. AVERY COLLEGIATE AWARD

A $500 prize goes to the best paper on an Arizona topic by a college or junior college student (graduate or undergraduate). Indicate the advising professor and institution on the proposal and completed paper.

DON BUFKIN PRIZE

The $500 prize will be awarded for the best paper dealing with the territorial period of Arizona history. Papers dealing with Arizona geography, broadly defined, or cartography are particularly encouraged. Anyone wishing to contribute to this memorial can send a check, made out to the Arizona History Convention, Inc., to Chairman John C. Lacy, DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, 2525 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 200, Tucson, AZ 85716

FAzA AWARD

A $500 prize sponsored by the Friends of Arizona Archives (FAzA) will be awarded for the paper that demonstrates the best use of archival research.


Proposals must be submitted by October 1, 2010, to Bruce J. Dinges, c/o Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second Street, Tucson, AZ 85719. Only one proposal per persenter. Include name, address, phone number, and biographical information, along with title of presentation and no more than one-page of description..

Following notification of acceptance, presenters wishing to be considered for a prize must submit a completed paper of no more than twelve double-spaced, typed pages (exclusive of notes) to Bruce Dinges by February 1, 2011.  Papers not being submitted for a prize must be in hand no later than March 1, 2011.  Presentation length will be strictly limited to twenty minutes maximum. . PowerPoint presentations should be in Version 97-2003 format and submitted at the time of the written paper, but no later than March 29.

Information on meals, tours, and lodging will be mailed in February, 2011. For more information, contact
Bruce Dinges
949 E. Second Street
Tucson, AZ 85719, (520) 628-5774, e-mail: bdinges@azhs.gov or visit our web site: www.arizonahistory.org.