The Midwest Junto for the History of Science and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invite students, faculty, and independent scholars to participate in the 54th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Junto, to be held on the UNL campus in Lincoln, Nebraska, 1-3 April 2011.
Short papers (about 15-20 minutes) on any topic in the history of science, technology, and medicine, or the philosophy of science and technology, are welcome. A brief abstract (one-page maximum) should be submitted no later than 22 February 2011 to the program organizer, David Cahan. Graduate students are especially encouraged to participate. Acceptance of paper notifications will follow around 1 March. Graduate students who present a paper may request a partial subsidy for lodging from the Midwest Junto.
A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants at the Holiday Inn Downtown. To receive the discounted price, participants must reserve a room before 21 March 2011 under “Midwest Junto for the History of Science.” (Block code: MJH) Please call the Holiday Inn at 402-475-4011 or use its website (www.holiday-inn.com/lincolnne).
This year’s after-dinner speaker (the Stuart Pierson Memorial Lecturer), will be Professor Robert Seidel of the University of Minnesota. For questions, registration form, and other meeting matters, please contact David Cahan.
Charles Bessey Professor of History
Department of History
610 Oldfather Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0327
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