The Tennessee Conference of Historians theme for 2002 will be "Tennessee and World History." The Program Committee encourages proposals for papers and complete on a wide variety of historical topics. Potential authors and session coordinators should not be deterred because their ideas to not seem to fit absolutely into the conference theme. All proposals should be sent—before 30 April 2002—either by e-mail to or by writing to the address below.
Keynote speaker for the Saturday, 12 October, luncheon will be historian Jerry Bentley of the University of Hawai’i; Professor Bentley is also a BA graduate of the University of Tennessee, He is co-author of Traditions & Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past, 2nd ed. (Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2002), and is Editor of The Journal of World History.
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