Call for Papers Naval and Maritime History

Naval and Maritime History
2011 McMullen Naval History Symposium

The History Department of the United States Naval Academy invites proposals for papers to be presented at its 2011 McMullen Naval History Symposium in Annapolis, Maryland, on 15-16 September 2011. The 2009 symposium was very successful, with over 250 in attendance, and 138 papers presented.

Proposals dealing with any aspect of naval and maritime history are welcome. Proposals should include an abstract not exceeding 250 words and a one-page vita. Most encouraged are proposals for panels, containing an abstract for each paper and brief vita for each panelist. Mail proposals to Dr. Marcus Jones, History Department (12C), 107 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5044; send electronic proposals to The deadline for submitting proposals is 21 January 2011. The program committee expects to finalize the program in February 2011; final versions of papers are due to the symposium committee and panel chairs by 1 August 2011.

A limited number of travel stipends are available to scholars residing outside the United States and to graduate students within the United States. Please indicate your desire to apply for a travel stipend in the cover letter or email that contains your proposal.  The program committee will award prizes to the best papers presented at the Symposium. As in the past, we will publish selected papers at a later date.

Information on the 2011 symposium can be found online at Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Marcus Jones at