Researching New York: Perspectives on Empire State History is an annual conference that provides a forum for the exploration of New York State's rich and diverse history. It brings together historians, researchers, archivists, librarians, teachers, museum curators, Web site creators, and documentarians—emphasizing the integral relationship between researchers and resources.
Program: The 2002 Conference will take place on Thursday and Friday, November 21st and 22nd, 2002. As in previous years, the conference will highlight the significant relationships between researchers and archival resources. In cooperation with the University at Albany's Albany Heritage Semester, this year's conference will feature several sessions devoted to Albany's rich history, including the keynote address:
The Rockefeller Years: Transforming Albany, by Joseph E. Persico
Call for Papers: Proposals for this year's conference are due by July 15, 2002. Full panel proposals (including chair/commentator) are encouraged. Partial panels and individual submissions are welcome. For panels and partial panels, please submit a one page absract of the complete session, a one page abstract of each paper or presentation, and a one page curriculum vita for each participant. For individual submissions, please submit a one page abstract and a one page curriculum vita. All submissions must include name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. We prefer electronic submissions or you can mail your proposal to the address below. Details are available at our website.
Researching New York 2002 is sponsored by The University at Albany, State University of New York: Department of History, the History Graduate Student Organization, and the Office of the Provost on behalf of the Albany Heritage Program and The New York State Archives & Archives and Partnership Trust.
Researching New York 2002
Department of History - Ten Broeck 105
University at Albany, SUNY
Albany, NY 12222
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