The James A. Rawley Graduate Conference in the Humanities is an interdisciplinary annual event that affords graduate students and advanced undergraduates the opportunity to present their research in an environment modeled on professional conferences. The theme for the April 12, 2008 meeting at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, is: "Imagining Communities: People, Places, Meanings;" Dr. Joan Jensen, New Mexico State University, will deliver the keynote address.
The conference takes place on April 12, 2008 in the Teachers College Building on the City Campus of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Registration opens at 8:15 a.m. and panel sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. The noon luncheon (for participants registered before April 8) will begin at 11:45 a.m., followed by a keynote address from Dr. Joan M. Jensen, Professor Emerita, New Mexico State University at 12:45.
Afternoon panel sessions will resume at 2:00 p.m., followed by a 3:30 p.m. plenary session featuring a professional development panel on careers outside academe. Attendees are also invited to attend a faculty/student reception with Dr. Jensen on Friday, April 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Schorr Presidentís Suite at Hewitt Place (1155 Q Street).
History Graduate Students' Association
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588
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