World History Association, Ninth International Conference
Northeastern University, Boston, 22-25 June 2000
Conference Theme and Site Theme: "World History as a Research Field." The conference will give
significant attention to the teaching of world history, but gives top
priority to reporting on recent research and to setting a research
agenda for global studies in history.
Site: Northeastern University campus, in the heart of Boston -- a
secure urban environment, located near to many cultural treasures.
Local arrangements: Conference hosted by the World History Center,
Northeastern University. Phone: (617) 373-4060.
Conference chair: Patrick Manning (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Program chair: Adam McKeown (email@example.com).
Thursday, June 22, 7:00 p.m., Faneuil Hall (downtown Boston)
World History as a Research Field
Victor Mair, University of Pennsylvania
Dennis Flynn and Arturo Giraldez, University of the Pacific
Prof. Mair, a distinguished historian of Asian literature,
and Profs. Flynn and Giraldez, authors of pathbreaking work
in the economic history of silver, will each speak on
Eurasian interactions and their global implications.
Friday, June 23, 11:00 a.m.
Gender in world History
Pamela McVay, Ursuline College
Prof. McVay, along with other leading scholars on gender
in history to be confirmed, will propose an agenda for
studies of gender in global context.
Saturday, June 24, 10:30 a.m.
Christopher Ehret, UCLA
Prof. Ehret, a leader in the reconstruction of early
history through the study of language, will discuss
the global implications of work on early Africa.
A. Friday, June 23, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Six concurrent panels
B. Friday, June 23, 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Six concurrent panels.
C. Saturday, June 24, 8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Six concurrent panels.
D. Saturday, June 24, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Six concurrent panels.
E. Saturday, June 24, 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. Five concurrent panels.
F. Sunday, June 25, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Five concurrent panels.
See full program at www.whc.neu.edu/wha2000. All panels take
place in comfortable, media-friendly Shillman Hall.
Fifteen exhibitors, including most major publishers in world
history, on the ground floor of Shillman Hall.
Other sessions to take place during the conference include the
WHA general meeting (Carter V. Findley, WHA President, presiding),
the conference banquet, the WHA Executive Council, and meetings
of WHA affiliates, graduate students, graduate programs, and
AP World History teachers.
TEACHING INSTITUTE: "Teaching Environmental World History"
Deborah Smith Johnston and Julie Gauthier, both of Lexington
High School (Mass.) and Northeastern University, direct an
institute on environmental world history" that convenes June
22 and meets June 25-26. Johnston is a leader of numerous
workshops and is co-director of the July 2000 AP World History
National Training Workshop; Gauthier is the founding director
of the World History Resource Center at Northeastern University.
Register via the conference website: www.whc.neu.edu/wha2000
Pre-registration deadline: May 26, 2000. (On-site conference
registration rates slightly higher.)
Conference fees may be paid by check or credit card (Master Card,
Conference registration $100 (discounted for groups of four or
more per school)
Student registration $65 (with verification of student status)
Teaching Institute $60 ($40 if combined with conference registration)
Banquet (Saturday, June 24) $35
Ample hotel and dormitory spaces have been reserved, but
participants are urged to confirm reservations before the
May 26 pre-registration deadline.
Hotel rooms are available at the Colonnade Hotel and the Hilton
Hotel; fine facilities within an easy walk of campus.
Dormitory rooms. Single, double, and triple rooms available in
suites with private kitchen and bathrooms. Prices $80, $70,
and $60 per person per night.
Ample parking available on the Northeastern campus. See details
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