The Program Committee for the Southern Industrialization Project (SIP) is accepting paper proposals for the 7th Annual Southern Industrialization Project Conference, "The Southern State and Southern Industrialization," to be held at the University of Missouri- St.Louis, on May 31st-June 1st, 2002. All aspects of southern industrialization and time periods are welcome, but special consideration will be given to papers that deal with transportation
issues and the role of the southern state governments' internal improvement programs and support for industry.
Paper proposals should be approximately 500 words and sent by email by February 15, 2002:
Matt Hild, Georgia Tech University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean Adams, University of Central Florida, email@example.com
Steven Collins, St. Louis Community College, firstname.lastname@example.org
SIP Program Committee
The keynote speaker will be Professor Gregg Andrews, Southwest Texas State University, author of City of Dust: A Cement Company Town in the Land of Tom Sawyer. Guest lectures will be presented by Professor Paul Paskoff, Louisiana State University, and Professor John Majewski, University of California, Santa Barbara.
The St. Louis Mercantile Library, The University of Missouri-St. Louis
Department of History, and the UMSL Public Policy Research Center are
sponsoring this year's SIP conference. The St. Louis Mercantile Library
encourages scholars planning to attend the conference to use its archival collections and to consider applying for the Mercantile's research fellowships. For more information visit its website below.
Dr. Steven G. Collins
St. Louis Community College at Meramec
11333 Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63122
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