The Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Southeast World History Association (SEWHA) “The Ends of The World” will be held October 18-20, 2012 at Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts. In addition to panels and roundtables on a variety of topics related to the teaching and scholarship of World History, this event will host Trevor Getz, author of the groundbreaking graphic history Abina and the Important Men who will lead a Saturday morning workshop on his own innovative work and on new approaches to primary sources in teaching and publication.
The keynote speaker for this event will be Dr. Laura Hostetler, Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Hostetler’s work deals with imperial encounters and ethnography in a number of contexts, with publications including Qing Colonial Enterprise: Ethnography and Cartography in Early Modern China (University of Chicago Press, 2001) and The Art of Ethnography: A Miao Album of Guizhou Province (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005).
IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Oxford University Press, the publisher of Abina and the Important Men, has graciously offered to provide a complimentary copy of the book to every person registered for the conference by Friday, October 5. In order to receive a copy of Abina, you must register by October 5.