The Washington D.C. Historical Studies Conference offers a unique opportunity for scholars, amateur and professional historians, students at all levels, community activists, long-time residents and recent arrivals – to deepen their knowledge of the history of the city, its diverse neighborhoods and communities, and the surrounding region; and an opportunity to present new research and perspectives in response to contemporary issues.
The Program Committee seeks proposals for on a wide variety of topics of interdisciplinary interest, including: the bicentennial of the City of Washington charter (granted on May 3, 1802), archaeology, racial and ethnic studies, Native American history, popular culture, gender issues, landmarks and historic sites, foodways, and sports.
If you are interested in presenting a paper or chairing a session at the conference, please submit your proposal no later than May 1, 2002. Please send the information requested as an attachment to Program Committee Co-chair Gail Redmann. If you prefer to send a hard copy version of your paper or proposal please mail it to:
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