Event Date/Time: Sep 29, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 01, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Mar 03, 2010
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Description

Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois' history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested. The Conference welcomes submissions from professional and avocational historians, graduate students, and those engaged in the study of Illinois history at libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies.

Each proposal should include a summary of the topic and a one-page resume of the participant. The summary should specify the major primary and secondary sources used in the research. Proposals should be for formal, footnoted papers. The deadline for proposals is March 10, 2010. Send proposals to:

Thomas F. Schwartz, State Historian
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
112 North Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701
tom.schwartz@illinois.gov


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).

Venue

1 Convention Center Plaza
Springfield
Illinois
United States
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Additional Information

www.illinoishistory.gov/conference.htm

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