Event Date/Time: Feb 04, 2006 End Date/Time: Feb 05, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 01, 2005
Paper Submission Date: Nov 15, 2005
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The Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation Third Annual Conference is scheduled to be held on February 4, 2006, in Seattle, Washington.

AAAHRP is now accepting conference proposals for topics pertaining to African American history, culture and genealogy.

Conference Theme: “Reexamining the History Books: Uncovering and Discovering the African American Experience.”

AAAHRP welcomes submissions from scholars; professional and avocational historians; genealogists; graduate students; teachers; community activists; authors; and those engaged in the study or preservation of African American history at archives, libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies.

AAAHRP is particularly interested in proposals for papers, panels, workshops and innovative presentations on the following subjects:

* 18th and 19th century Black leaders and pioneers

* Organizations including, but not limited to, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; and the Universal Negro Improvement League

* African American writers (including playwrights)

* Black newspapers and their publishers

* Race “uplifting” publications

* “Colored” women’s clubs

* Pacific Northwest and far West black history

Proposals for other topics within the scope of the conference theme are also desired.

Abstracts should be no longer than 2 or 3 paragraphs (12 point font). Message text rather than attachment is preferred for proposals. Please include your name, affiliation, mailing address, contact phone number and e-mail address with your proposal, and send to conferences@aaahrp.org.

Please include a short bio with your proposal.

If you plan to submit a proposal for the February 2006 conference, it is highly recommended that you notify AAAHRP with an “advance notice” message. All correspondence concerning the AAAHRP 2006 conference should be sent to conferences@aaahrp.org.

Important dates:

Advance Notice: As soon as practical

Deadline for Proposals and Abstracts: August 1, 2005

Deadline for Draft Submission: November 15, 2005

Conference Date: Saturday, February 4, 2006


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