For Researching New York Conference 2006, we invite proposals for panels, papers, workshops, roundtables, exhibits, films, documentaries and media or multi-media presentations on any facet of the history of New York State -- from settlement to the present. We welcome proposals on any aspect of New York history, for Researching New York 2006, we particularly encourage submissions that highlight the rich and diverse history of African Americans throughout New York State.
The conference will be held at the University at Albany, State University of New York, on November 16th and 17th, 2006.
We are pleased that Dr. Manning Marable, Columbia University, will deliver the keynote address, "Malcolm X's Harlem." Plans for additional plenary sessions and film presentations are well underway.
Researching New York brings together historians, researchers, archivists, librarians, graduate students, teachers, museum curators, website creators, filmmakers, and documentarians to share their work on New York state history. Presentations that highlight the vast resources available to researchers, as well as scholarship drawn from those resources, are also sought.
Proposals are due by July 16, 2006. Full panel proposals, including a commentator, are encouraged; partial panels and individual submissions will be considered. For panels and full proposals, please submit a one-page abstract of the proposed session, a one-page abstract for each paper or presentation, and a one-page curriculum vita for each participant. Individual submissions should include a one-page abstract and one-page curriculum vita. Please honor the one page limit. All submissions must include name, address, telephone number, and email address. We prefer electronic submissions to email@example.com.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Program updates will be available on the Conference Web site as they become available. www.nystatehistory.org/researchny. Thanks for your interest and we look forward to your participation at this year's Conference.
COMMENTATORS WANTED!! If you would like to serve as a commentator, please send a note to email@example.com indicating your area of interest and expertise, along with a one-page vita.
EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE. If you are a bookseller, historical site, or engaged in a New York history related endeavor and would like more information about exhibiting at the Conference, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Researching New York is sponsored by:
The Department of History and the History Graduate Student Organization, University at Albany, SUNY and The New York State Archives Partnership Trust.
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