2009 Conference on Illinois History
|Event Date/Time: Oct 01, 2009||End Date/Time: Oct 02, 2009|
|Registration Date: Sep 25, 2009|
|Early Registration Date: Sep 25, 2009|
The conference will feature topics that include politics, architecture, community studies, Abraham Lincoln, African American history, and the Civil War. Teachers will benefit from workshops on a variety of topics. All teacher workshop sessions are approved for Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs).
Featured Speakers include:
ROBERT HARTLEY, author of Paul Simon: The Political Journey of an Illinois Original will discuss â€œWhat I learnedâ€”and Did Not Learnâ€”About Paul Simon's Political Journey.â€
JAMES BALLOWE, author of A Man of Salt and Trees: The Life of Joy Morton, will discuss Mortonâ€™s important contribution to the creation and development of Burnham and Bennettâ€™s Plan of Chicago.
MYRON MARTY will discuss his book Communities of Frank Lloyd Wright: Taliesin and Beyond.