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The ninth annual Southern Association for Women Historians conference, "Women at the Borders of Southern History," will be held June 7-9, 2012, at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. For more information and registration, please visit http://www.his.tcu.edu/facultypages/SAWH.asp.

The thirty-fourth annual Mid-America Conference on History will be held September 20-22, 2012, in Springfield, Missouri. Paper and session proposals on all fields and phases of history, including overview sessions and graduate student papers, will be considered. Proposals should include a paragraph about the content of each paper. The deadline for proposals is May 15, 2012. Contact Worth Robert Miller, Department of History, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 65897 or BobMiller@MissouriState .edu. For more information please visit http://history.missouristate.edu/ HistoryConference.asp.

The Society of Civil War Historians awarded the Tom Watson Brown Book Award, a $50,000 prize, to Mark W. …