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Civil War Navy Conference at the 10th Annual Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend

March 9, 2012 @ 9:00 am - March 11, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Featuring Award–Winning Authors Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds

The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA, along with its partners at NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, The Museum of the Confederacy, and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum are soliciting panels and poster sessions for the Civil War Navy Conference held during the 10th annual Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend in Newport News, VA March 9 – 11, 2012. Papers will be considered in the following areas:

  • Civil War Naval
  • History
  • Technology
  • Literature
  • Art
  • Popular culture
  • Civil War Underwater Archaeology and Conservation

Panel proposals should have no more than 3 presenters plus chair. Sessions will run no more than 90 minutes. Presentations submitted separately may be placed on panels at the discretion of the hosting organizations.

Poster sessions should be formatted for 30 minutes – 15 minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for Q&A

Proposals (poster: 250 words, panel: 500 words) including a 50-word bio for each contributor should be sent to The Mariners’ Museum by 1 November 2011 by email or by mail to Battle of Hampton Roads 2012 Symposium c/o Anna Holloway, The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606. Decisions on submissions will be made by 30 December 2011.

Presenters selected will be entitled to a speaker’s rate for registration and will have access to discounted rooms. Presenters are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

Pre-registration preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Registration opens November, 2011. Learn more on their website.


March 9, 2012 @ 9:00 am
March 11, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, United States
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