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Program: Twelfth Biennial SEA Conference, March 3-7, 2021, Atlanta, Georgia
The Many Pasts, Presents, & Futures of Early America



The 2021 SEA Biennial Program Committee has extended the deadline for submitting complete panel proposals to June 15, 2020. 

The SEA seeks submissions of complete panels for its twelfth biennial conference, which will take place March 3-7, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Emory Conference Center & Hotel and Emory University campus (panels/keynotes March 4-6; community service, workshops, and field trips March 3 and 7). For the first round of submissions, we invite proposals for complete panels, roundtables, and experimental/innovative formats. To submit your panel proposal, please follow the link below. (Updated: Individual paper proposals will be invited between August 1 and September 15, 2020.)

The Updated Call for Complete Panels is here: SEA 2021 Call for Complete Panels, extended deadline.

Please follow this link to submit a complete panel proposal:

See Guidelines for Submitting Complete Panels here: SEA 2021-Guidelines for Submitting Completed Panels (Extended Deadline).



More information about the Program is forthcoming. Please check back! Thank you.


Plenary Events 

The conference will include three plenary events. Please check back for details! Thank you.



Program Committee Members

Patrick Erben (University of West Georgia, SEA President and Program Committee Chair)
Juliane Braun (Auburn University)
Tara Bynum (Hampshire College)
Betty Donohue (Independent Scholar,
John Garcia (Florida State University)
Carla Gerona (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Lauren Klein (Emory University)
Jason Payton (University of Georgia)
Cassander Smith (University of Alabama)
Kelly Wisecup (Northwestern University)

Program Committee–Advisory Members

Ralph Bauer (University of Maryland, SEA Vice President)
Stacy Boyd (University of West Georgia, Chief Diversity Officer)
Katy Chiles (University of Tennessee Knoxville)
Brigitte Fielder (University of Wisconsin Madison, chair of the SEA Ad-hoc Committee on Anti-Racism and Equity)
Sandra Gustafson (University of Notre Dame, SEA Executive Coordinator)
Michelle Bachelor Robinson (Spelman College, liaison to Atlanta University Center/HBCUs)



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