On May 9-17, 2000, the OAH, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Historical Association, Jefferson County NAACP, John Brown Heritage Association, and Penn State–Mont Alto mark the bicentennial of Brown’s birth with a week of events, including a history symposium at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Individual paper and full session proposals are invited on Brown—his life, influence, historical context, and image in history,literature, and memory.
Send 5 copies of a 250-500-word abstract for each paper, with name and affiliation, and c.v. or brief bio with contact information (postmarked by 15 December 1999) to the John Brown 2000 Program Committee at the address below.
Potential moderators or commentators should submit a c.v. to the same
address. Stipends will be available for participants.
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