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Join us in 2019
for the
The 36th I.S.E.B. Conference
April 11-13, 2019 San Antonio, Texas

I.S.E.B. (International Society for Educational Biography) invites academics, teachers, graduate students, researchers and anyone who engages in aspects of biography in their writing, teaching, research, or other scholarship to submit proposals for our annual conference. Previous papers have come from a variety of disciplines including history, education, English, religion, the law, and many more. We encourage submissions from graduate students and professionals outside of academia.

Accepted formats: full paper (20-25 minutes) or panel of 3 or more presenters (45-50 minutes)

Deadline for Proposals: October 1, 2018

DUES & CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: (Membership dues and conference registration fees are separate. )

    • Early Bird $195 [USD] (Pay by March 1, 2019)
    • Regular $215 [USD] (After March 1, 2019)
  • Conference Registration Deadline: March 15, 2019 (Must be registered for the conference to be included in the program)
  • Students: Membership Dues & Conference Registration: $30.00 [USD]
    • Subscription to Vitae: $40.00 (extra charge for those who are not members or for graduate student subscription).

*Please complete the membership/conference form at .

Then, pay online at ;

Or, mail dues and registration [Checks and money orders in US funds payable to International Society for Educational Biography] to:
Lora Helvie-Mason,
PO Box T-230
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas 76402
phone: 254.968.9498

Please send changes in contact information to Martha Tevis, Secretary:

(1) Early registration is required for presenters to appear in the program.
(2) All presenters papers MUST be current in ISEB membership dues. Conference Registration fee is a separate fee from membership dues.
Pay for membership and/or conference

Full Membership: $95 US (includes year subscription to ISEB’s journal, Vitae Scholasticae)

LODGING - The Menger Hotel
Contact the Menger Hotel directly via telephone to secure the discounted room rates. (210)223-4361
Room Rates:

Cut-Off Date: Above Room Block and Group Rate will be held until the Monday, March 15, 2019 at which time unused rooms will be released for resale by the hotel at a rate specified by the hotel. Any reservations received after this date will be based on Room and Rate Availability.

Download a PDF of this Call for Proposals - coming soon

Register for the Conference

Pay for membership and/or conference

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The Menger Hotel

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See archived information from previous conferences

Future Conferences:

2019 - San Antonio, TX - April 11-13, 2019 @ the historic Menger Hotel

2020 - FALL MEETING in St. Louis, MO @ The Chase Park Plaza

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