Event Date/Time: Oct 09, 2003 End Date/Time: Oct 10, 2003
Registration Date: Sep 26, 2003
Early Registration Date: Sep 26, 2003
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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: Conference on Illinois History, October 9-10, 2003, Springfield, Il. The Conference is accredited by the ISBE for CPDU. Featuring papers on Illinois topics including women, ethnic, Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and historic preservation. Teacher Workshops on Lewis & Clark, educational videos, writing research papers, teaching Illinois political history, and Confederate soldier memoriam project. In addition, James Loewen author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got Wrong" and "Lies Across America: What Our Historic Markers and Monuments Get Wrong" will present workshops on "Beyond the Textbook" and "Sundown Towns." Thursday luncheon speaker, Elizabeth Kendall, Parma Conservation, "Preserving Our WPA Heritage"; Thursday banquet speaker, James Loewen, "Sundown Towns." Reservations for luncheon and banquet due October 3. Registration for Conference is by mail, or on the day of the Conference (add $5). Pre-registration $40; $15 student; Walk-in registration $45;Thursday luncheon $20; Banquet $35; Friday luncheon $10. For additional information, contact Donna Lawrence, IHPA, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701, by email @ donna_lawrence@ihpa.state.il.us, or phone 217/785-7933. More information on the conference is available at www.state.il.us/hpa/conference.htm


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