CFP

38TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON D.C. HISTORICAL STUDIES
NOVEMBER 4-5, 2011

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2011

Submit your proposal(s) now for the D.C. Historical Studies Conference for
individual papers/presentations and panels. In addition to papers, you are
encouraged to submit new films, walking tours, author talks, and workshops
of practical advice on research and preservation.

The conference is the forum to consider the latest work on the history of
Washington, D.C. and surrounds, with lively presentations including new
research, oral history, walking tours, films, new publications, and the
History Network. All topics related to local D.C. area history are
welcome, and the history of federal government history or the history of
the nearby Northern Virginia and Maryland suburbs, if clearly related to
the history of local life. Past speakers have addressed art, music,
archaeology, biography, military, legal, social, architectural topics and
many more.

For a flavor of these past conferences, see the following programs from
previous years: http://www.historydc.org/UserFiles/DCHSC2009.pdf (2009)
http://www.historydc.org/UserFiles/DCHSC2008.pdf (2008)
http://www.historydc.org/2007conference.aspx (2007)
http://www.h-net.org/~dclist/DCHSC2006.pdf (2006)
http://www.h-net.org/~dclist/2005DCHSC.pdf (2005)

Individual presenters should submit an abstract of the paper, professional
title (if applicable), and affiliation, contact information (email), and
audio-visual/IT equipment needs.

Panel proposals should submit a brief description of the session,
contact information, titles and affiliations of each panelist (with a
primary contact).

The annual History Network on Friday provides space for historical,
archival and community organizations to display brochures, fliers, and
other materials explaining their activities and research. Come be a part
of it!

Proposals should be emailed to conference committee at
dchistoricalstudies@gmail.com (preferred) or may otherwise be mailed to:

2011 D.C. Historical Studies Conference
Attn: Mark Greek
DC Public Library Washingtoniana Division
901 G Street N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

The 38th Annual Conference on D.C. Historical Studies is
co-sponsored by the Association of Oldest Inhabitants, the Charles
Sumner School Museum and Archives, Friends of Washingtoniana Division,
H-DC – http://www.h-net.org/~dclist, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.,
Rainbow History Project, and the Washingtoniana Division of the D.C.
Public Library.

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