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Make plans to join us in San Antonio, Texas
April 19-21, 2018 for our
thirty-fifth annual conference.


I.S.E.B.
invites academics, teachers, graduate students, researchers and anyone who engages aspects of biography in their writing, teaching, research, or other professional endeavors to submit proposals for our annual conference. Previous papers have come from a variety of disciplines including history, education, English, religion, and many more. We encourage submissions from graduate students.

Possible topics include but are not limited to the following: Collective biographies, role of biography in the history of education, biography and fiction, general biography, plot structures of biographies, biographic criticism, publishing biographies, feminist approaches to life writing, oral history, experimental approaches, ethical issues, methodology, and the use of biography in classroom instruction.

PROPOSAL INFORMATION: The refereed conference invites individual papers and panel discussions; other presentation formats are welcome. Generally, the conference schedule allows 25-30 minutes for individual papers (includes discussion time), and 60-75 minutes for panel discussions and other kinds of presentations.

Specific information concerning proposals will appear this summer.

DUES & CONFERENCE REGISTRATION:
ALL persons presenting papers MUST be current in ISEB dues.
NOTE: Conference Registration fee is a separate fee from membership dues.

* Full Membership (all payments must be in U.S. funds) $95 US (includes year subscription to ISEB’s journal, Vitae Scholasticae);


PLEASE SHARE THIS CFP WITH OTHERS AND TAKE A FEW COPIES WHEN YOU ATTEND OTHER CONFERENCES

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:


2018 - San Antonio, TX - April 19 - 21, 2018 @ the historic Menger Hotel

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


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