Conference 2014
"Science, MEdicine, and technology in the Civil War"

Call for Papers: 2014 Conference on the Civil War

The Center for Civil War Research at the University of Mississippi seeks papers for the 2014 Conference on the Civil War, to be held October 9 through 11 in Oxford, Mississippi.

This year’s theme is “Science, Medicine, and Technology in the Civil War,” and we encourage submissions that interpret the theme broadly.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Medicine, both military and civilian
Veterans’ medical problems and treatment
Mental health
Public health
Environmental history
Military, naval, and weapons technology
Communications and transportation technology
Cultural depictions and responses to all of the above topics

The 2014 Wiley-Silver Prize for Best First Book in Civil War History will also be awarded at the conference.

We encourage submissions from scholars of all ranks, including graduate students.  To submit a proposal, send a CV and a 600-word abstract to by August 1, 2014.  Questions should also be directed to  For more information about the conference and the Center for Civil War Research,visit