We in History Department at University of Delaware invite you to join us at a conference of graduate students interested in the history of science, medicine, and technology. We wish to foster collegial interaction among graduate students in the history of science broadly defined, and provide a forum for constructive and supportive critique of each other's work.
We will host two types of papers, papers presentations lasting 20 to 25 minutes, and "working sessions" lasting one hour. For working sessions, each individual author will give a 20 to 30 minute presentation. These will be based on future articles or dissertation chapters and need to be pre-circulated. After the main presentation, the remainder of the working session's time will be devoted to discussion.
To encourage both social and scholarly interaction, MAC will open on Friday, July 13, with a welcoming reception for attendees. We have scheduled Saturday, July 14, and the morning of Sunday, July 15, for the paper presentations and working sessions.
Following the precedent established by the 1998 MAC organizers at Johns Hopkins University, we will strive to make this conference as productive and inexpensive as possible for all attendees. There is no conference fee.
Requirements: Abstracts of no more than 300 words (for a paper presentation) or no more than 500 words (for a working session) may be submitted electronically to the address listed below.
Gabriella M. Petrick
Department of History
University of Delaware Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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