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CFP: Conference on Illinois History

CALL FOR PAPERS
and Proposals for Teacher Workshops

Sixteenth Annual
Conference on Illinois History
September 25–26, 2014
Springfield

Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois' history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History.  The Conference welcomes submissions from professional and avocational historians, graduate students, and those engaged in the study of Illinois history at libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies.

Proposals for teacher workshops.  Are you a teacher who has created an innovative, comprehensive, or timely curriculum on some aspect of Illinois’ history, culture, politics, geography, literature, or archaeology?  Share your expertise with other teachers at the Conference on Illinois History.  The conference is accredited by the ISBE for CPDUs.

To submit your proposal for a paper, panel, or teacher workshop, send:

1.  A summary of the topic

2.  A one-page resume of participant(s)

3. Paper summaries should include a description of major primary and secondary sources used.

The deadline for proposals is March 11, 2014.

Send proposals to:

Conference on Illinois History
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL  62701

Phone 217/524-6045, Fax 217/785-7937
E-mail: shanta.thoele@illinois.gov

www.illinois.gov/ihpa/Involved/Pages/Conference.aspx