The 25th annual Great Lakes History Conference, sponsored by Grand Valley State University, will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 5-6, 2000. The theme of the conference is "The Uses of History." We are pleased to announce that Richard Norton Smith, Director of the Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum, will be our keynote speaker. We invite papers and arranged sessions in all areas of historical study; preference will be given to those that relate to the theme.
If you are interested in presenting a paper, please send an abstract of approximately 200 words, together with a short c.v. by May 1, 2000. Those interested in chairing and commenting on a session should send a c.v. and indicate areas of expertise. Please address all inquiries and abstracts to Dr. Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin Department of History Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI 49401 Email: ShapiroC@gvsu.edu Fax: 616-895-3285 Phone: (616) 895-3445.
Dr. Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin
Department of History
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
Fax: 616-895-3285. Phone: (616) 895-3445.
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