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Missouri Valley History Conference


The 58thth Annual Missouri Valley History Conference
Embassy Suites Downtown/Old Market
Omaha, Nebraska
March 5-7, 2015

"Our Natural World:
Man's Ecological Encounters with Lands, Waters,
Peoples, and all Living Things"

Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat (Yuchi member of the Muscogee [Creek] Nation of Oklahoma) is guest speaker for the Friday, March 6 luncheon. His presentation is entitled "Indigenuity in an Age of Global Environmental Crises." Wildcat is an American Indian Studies Professor at Haskell Indian Nations University (Lawrence, Kansas) and an accomplished scholar on Indigenous knowledge, technology, environment, and education.

Paper and panel proposals IN ALL AREAS OF HISTORY are welcome but we especially encourage theme-related papers.

Please send an abstract and one-page vita to:

Dr. Dennis (Denny) Smith
MVHC Program Chair
Department of History
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68182-0213

Or email to:

Friday, November 7, 2014.

The conference website is

The Society for Military History hosts panels and proposals for military topics (not related to the conference theme). Please send these to George Eaton, Command Historian, AMSAS-HI, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, 1 Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL 61299-6500, or email:

The MVHC accepts student proposals. (Undergraduate students please submit a recommendation letter from your professor). Best graduate and undergraduate paper recipients receive cash awards from MVHC, the Society for Military History, and (for its members) the Phi Alpha Theta honor society.