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March 2021

 9th Annual Gayarre Conference






March 2021

Paper Proposal Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021


The Gayarre History Club of C.E. Byrd High School, Shreveport, Louisiana, a chartered member of the National History Club, is pleased to announce and invite submissions for the 9th annual Gayarre Conference for secondary students.

Papers should be based on primary and secondary sources and provide innovative perspectives on the theme. If selected, the author will be given the opportunity to present his/her paper at the Conference.

Proposals should be include the title of the paper and an abstract of the proposed paper of no more than 200 words. Include a biography of the author of no more than 100 words written in the third person.

Submit proposals at 


Possible approaches to the theme (Others encouraged): 


Roles of Women in History

Treatment of Women

Gender Identities

Gender Roles and Norms

Women’s Movements

Women “Firsts” 

Women & Equality

Women & Labor 

Women & Politics

Women & Beliefs

Women & the Arts

Women & Economics

Women & War

Women & Sports

Women & Society

Women & Race

Women & Class

Women & Science

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