CFP: Lessons and Legacies Conference on the Holocaust (L&L XIII: Boca Raton, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2014)

Lessons and Legacies XIII
Boca Raton, Florida, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2014

The Thirteenth Biennial Lessons and Legacies Conference, sponsored by the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University and by Florida Atlantic University, will consist of two plenary addresses, three roundtables, multiple panels, workshops, and colloquia relating to recent issues and advances in scholarship on all aspects of Holocaust Studies. Interested scholars are invited to present proposals for individual papers, entire panels, or workshop sessions by December 16, 2013.

Panels will consist of three papers and a commentator/moderator, although other formats are possible. Proposals for individual papers will also be considered. Panel proposals should include a title and brief description of the session as a whole (300 words or less), along with paper titles and abstracts (300 words or less) of all panelists. Short-form CVs (1-2 pages, including institutional affiliation and contact information) should also be attached.

Interactive workshop sessions will focus on particular topics, approaches or sources. Workshop proposals should include a brief description of the aim of the session, along with the names, affiliations and contact information of the workshop leaders.

All proposals should be sent by email to BOTH of the Program Co-Chairs for the conference: Prof. Alexandra Garbarini, Williams College <>and Prof. Paul B. Jaskot, DePaul University <>. Applicants will be informed regarding inclusion on the conference program by January 31, 2014.

Participants in Lessons and Legacies XIII will be required to register and pay a small fee in advance of the conference. To the extent possible, financial assistance for presenters at the conference will be provided, with priority given to graduate students, faculty at teaching-oriented colleges that do not provide research support, and foreign scholars who have unusually high travel costs. Please direct all inquiries about financial assistance to the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University:

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University
619 Emerson Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208, USA
telephone: 1-847-467-4408
Visit the website at

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