Examine paths, trails, roads, and highways that crisscross the expansive Northern Plains and their impact on the lives of indigenous and immigrant peoples. Travel by foot, horse, cart, wagon, stagecoach, bicycle, motorcycle, and automobile--"from moccasins to motorcycles"--will be considered, but also spiritual and metaphorical road journeys.
Send 1-page paper or session proposal with title, brief description, and biographical sketch, along with presenter name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Authors of new books (since 2008)and/or recent books fitting this year's theme should request and return an application form to be considered for invitation to the conference autograph party.
Cash awards of $150 and $100 are given for papers in academic, non-academic, student, and women's history categories.
Conference dates: April 23-24, 2010. Registration is $45 until April 16, 2010. Free to full-time undergraduate students.
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