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2020 CFP: Constitutionalism and the American Presidency

  • President Franklin Roosevelt's 1934 birthday toga party, courtesy of the National Archives

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  • Wong Kim Ark, whose 1898 Supreme Court Case established birthright citizenship under the Fourteenth Amendment. Courtesy of the National Archives.

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  • George McLaurin, seated in the hallway outside a whites-only law school classroom in Oklahoma. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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63rd Missouri Valley History Conference

University of Nebraska Omaha Scott Campus, Aksarben Village

March 12-14, 2020 

The topical theme for the 2020 conference is “Constitutionalism & the American Presidency.” As the November 2020 presidential election looms, we encourage the submission of papers and panels that are related to the broad fields of constitutional and presidential history. As always, however, proposals for papers and panels on topics related to all time periods and all historical subfields are welcome.

The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2019.

About the MVHC

2020 Call for Papers

2020 Conference Hotel & Accommodations: Official lodging and block rates for the MVHC will be provided by the Marriott Courtyard and Marriott Residence Inn, both located just a short walk from Mammel Hall.