The Boston Seminar in Immigration and Urban History invites proposals for sessions in its 2000-2001 series. Programs take place at the Massachusetts Historical Society, usually on the third Thursday evening of the month between September and April. The Seminar’s organizing committee welcomes suggestions for papers dealing with all aspects of American immigration and urban history and culture. Programs are not confined to Massachusetts topics, nor are they limited to the research of historians. Papers comparing the American experience with developments elsewhere in the world are welcome.
Each session focuses on the discussion of a precirculated paper. The essayist and an assigned commentator will each have an opportunity for remarks before the discussion is opened to the floor. Papers must be available for duplication and circulation at least a month before the seminar date.
The seminar’s organizing committee would like to fill at least five sessions through this call for papers. If you would like to be considered for a slot, please send your CV and a one-page précis of your paper by March 15 to Erin Pipkin, Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In your proposal, please indicate when your paper will be available for distribution. If there are special scheduling conditions, such as a planned trip to Boston or an extended period when you can not make a presentation, please indicate in your proposal.
Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 646-0505
Fax: (617) 859-0074 Email: email@example.com
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