The 2013 Virginia Forum, a two-plus day conference devoted to all aspects and time periods of Virginia history, will be held at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, on Thursday through Saturday, March 21–23, 2013.
Conference program for the 2013 Virginia Forum (3/8/13)
Second Annual Prize for the Best Paper by a Graduate Student: The University of Virginia Press has graciously contributed a prize of $100 worth of University of Virginia Press books to the best graduate student paper. To be considered for the prize, a graduate student must submit an e-copy of his or her paper to the Prize Committee chairman, Dr. Kevin Hardwick, at hardwikr[at] jmu.edu no later than Thursday, February 21.
Presenters: learn more about the Guidelines for Session Participants. Please note: all rooms are equipped with computers and a projection system. Please contact the chair of the Program Committee, mbergmann [at] rmc.edu, if you will be using VHS.
K-12 Educators: Please inform the Forum staff at check-in if you plan to use your Forum participation and/or presentation to acquire professional development points. Prof. Mathias D. Bergmann, the 2013 Program Committee chairman, can provide you with a certificate verifying your participation and/or presentation at the Forum. Do note, as per the 2012 Virginia License Renewal Manual, educators “must have prior approval from the[ir] chief executive officer” to ensure the receipt of points for this activity.
Learn more about registration, lodging, and directions.
For questions about local arrangements and the program, contact:
Professor Mathias D. Bergmann
Department of History
office: (804) 412-1373
email: mbergmann[at] rmc.edu
The Forum is an annual event and is hosted by different universities and historical organizations around the state. View conference programs from past years:
- 2006 at Shenandoah University in Winchester
- 2007 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond
- 2008 at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg
- 2009 at Longwood University in Farmville
- 2010 at Christopher Newport University in Newport News
- 2011 at Washington & Lee and Virginia Military Institute in Lexington
- 2012 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg