Call for Papers: The Catoctin Center for Regional Studies, a program of
Frederick Community College and the National Park Service is
pleased to announce its 3rd regional history conference, "Catoctin Crossroads: Folk Traditions and History in Mid-Maryland," to be held at Frederick Community College, Frederick, Maryland, October 1-2, 2004. This Conference is an opportunity to explore the history and
culture of Mid-Maryland and the adjacent areas of Pennsylvania, West
Virginia, and Virginia.
Scholars, preservation specialists, students, and others interested in
presenting papers or participating in workshops, panel discussions,
or other types of sessions are encouraged to submit a one-page
proposal (title, outline/brief description, and equipment/software
needs), biographical sketch, and contact information by March 31,
2004. Paper and session ideas are encouraged for all time periods
and subjects. A special track will focus on folk life and folk
traditions in the region, and proposals are welcome for papers, workshops, demonstrations, and performances related to this theme.
Selected papers from the conference may be published by the Press
at the Maryland Historical Society.
Please direct all proposals and correspondence to:
Conference Steering Committee Members: Catoctin Center for Regional Studies, Frederick Community College, Frederick Arts Council, Frederick County Planning Department, Frederick County Historic Sites Consortium, Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick County Public Schools, Historical Society of Carroll County, Historical Society of Frederick County, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, National Park Service, Washington County Historical Society.
Conference Coordinator Catoctin Center for Regional Studies,
Frederick Community College,
7932 Opossumtown Pike,
Frederick, MD 21702
Telephone: 301-624-2803 E-mail:
Fax: 301-846-2498 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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