This is the final call for papers and participation for the fifth North
Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa. This interdisciplinary meeting will be held at the Bishop Booth Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont, on the weekend of 19-21 April 2002. The conference is organized around intensive discussion of pre circulated papers. There are also many opportunities for informal conversation of work-in-progress.
Proposed papers should include a full title and a one or two paragraph
description. Please send four copies of the proposal to Clifton Crais at the address below no later than 1 October 2001. The deadline for completed papers is March 15, 2002 so that the papers can be pre circulated to discussants and registered participants an put up on the conference web site.
Drawing on the successful precedents of the former Southern African
Research Program at Yale and the Canadian Research Consortium on
Southern Africa, this program is designed to give Southern Africanists
the opportunity for close and intensive discussion of work across a wide variety of scholarly fields.
Located on 130 acres of forest with its own secluded beach, the center
is an ideal location for discussion and conversation. We especially
encourage participation from professionals, scholars, and graduate
students in Africa as well as those located in Canada and the United States. Burlington is easily accessible. By car it is ninety minutes from Montreal, 3 hours from Boston and approximately five hours from New York. In addition to its airport Burlington is served by AMTRAK and several bus lines.
The Bishop Booth Center offers inexpensive accommodation and meals in a
beautiful setting. The cost for meals and a shared room for the
conference is $150.00. The registration fee for the conference is
$30.00. The registration fee is waived for graduate students and for
visitors from Southern Africa.
For further information, please feel free to contact the NEWSA V
Clifton Crais, Kenyon College (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Glen Elder, University of Vermont (email@example.com)
Dan O'Meara, l'Université du Québec à Montréal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Pam Scully, Denison University (email@example.com)
Dept of History
Gambier OH 43023
Phone: 740-427-5327 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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