July 26, 2010
D.C. Studies Conference Call for PapersThe 37th Annual Conference on Washington, D.C. Historical Studies will be held November 5-6, 2010 at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives.
Organizers of this year's conference are now accpting proposals for single paper and panels. Interested presenters are also encouraged to submit new films, walking tours, author talks, and practical advice on research and preservation. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 25, 2010.
The conference serves as a forum to consider the latest scholarship on the history of Washington, complete with lively presentations of oral history, walking tours, films, new publications, and the History Network. All topics related to local D.C. history are welcome, as are subjects involving the history of the federal government and the surrounding Washington metropolitan area. Past conference program schedules are available
Individual presenters should submit an abstract of your paper, title and affiliation, contact information, and audio-visual equipment needs. Panel proposals should submit a brief description of the session, the contact information, titles and affiliations of each panelist (please designate a principle contact), and a suggestion for a non-presenting moderator.
Proposals should be sent to Mark Greek at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 37th Annual Conference on D.C. Historical Studies is co-sponsored by the Association of Oldest Inhabitants, the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, Cultural Tourism D.C., Friends of Washingtoniana Division, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., Rainbow History Project, and the Washingtoniana Division of the D.C. Public Library.