SoHoST 2018 Mississippi State University

The 12th Annual Southern History of Science and Technology Conference will be held at Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS on March 23-24, 2018. SoHost brings together new and established scholars in the history of science from all over the southern United States. Founded at Mississippi State in 2007, it is a showcase for the region’s growing community in the history of science and related fields.

Registration | Program | Accommodations | Call for Papers | Sponsors


Please register for the Conference here. All attendees and presenters should register so that we may gain an accurate count for catering and seating.


The full program will be available by mid-February. Send your paper proposals by February 1, 2018 and make this a great event!


We recommend three locations within walking distance of campus:

Call for Papers

The Mississippi State University Department of History invites abstracts for the 12th annual meeting of SoHoST. Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit proposals (300 words or fewer, please) for papers on any topic in the history, sociology, or anthropology of science, technology, and medicine. Papers on pedagogy, research methods, and digital humanities are also invited. We especially encourage proposals for joint sessions or roundtables.

The deadline for paper submissions is February 1, 2018. Please submit your paper here.

Questions may be e-mailed to Dr. Davide Orsini at


Other Accommodations

For those of you who will be in town on Friday evening before the keynote, there are numerous restaurants in the vicinity of campus that you may enjoy, at a variety of price points.