Annual History M.A. Conference

Each spring, the UIS History Department participates in an annual M.A. conference with Eastern Illinois University and Indiana State University. The conference rotates between the three campuses. All UIS M.A. students are encouraged to submit paper proposals to present their original research at this conference. M.A. students who want to pursue advanced degrees beyond the M.A. level are especially urged to participate.

In spring 2014, the conference will be held at Indiana State University on Saturday, April 19th. Students who would like to present should submit a paper proposal of 250-300 words to Dr. Holly Kent ( by April 1st, 2014. Students with questions about the conference or the proposal process may contact the department chair or their academic adviser for more information.