Academics • History West Texas Symposium and Journal of History
Call for Submissions: 2014 Symposium and Journal
The West Texas Journal of History is now taking submissions for its 2014 edition, volume 1, number 2. The papers are to be presented in the spring (March or April) of 2014 to a symposium on the Midland College (Midland, Texas) campus and to be published by mid-May of 2014 as the West Texas Journal of History.
Papers may cover any subject in a historical perspective – traditional history, political science, literature, philosophy, and the teaching of these areas. The West Texas Journal and Symposium of History is designed to showcase faculty at community colleges and lower division branches of universities in the Greater West Texas region. The Journal is refereed.
• Submissions Form (Adobe .pdf file)
Inquiries and submissions should be addressed to William G. Morris, Henry Professor of History
3600 N. Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
Authors of the articles chosen for reading and publication will receive both their expenses and an honorarium.
Please pass this notice to anyone who you think may be interested.
2013 Journal Now Available Online
• 2013 West Texas Journal of History (Adobe .pdf file)
The articles from the 2013 symposium are:
Paula Marshall-Gray – "The Saint of the Impossible Smiles on West Texas: Memory, Myth, and the Making of the Big Lake Oil Field"
William Morris – "Railroads and the Presidential Election of 1924"
Cecilia Miranda - "An Old, Grainy Photo: Alfredo Rueda Quijano and the Mexican Revolution of 1911"
Christopher Buck - "Before and Beyond Spindletop: The ‘Other’ Texas Economy"