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and Proposals for Teacher Workshops
Seventeenth Annual

Conference on Illinois History

September 24-25, 2015
Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois' history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History. 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.
Proposals for teacher workshops. Are you a teacher who has created an innovative, comprehensive, or timely curriculum on some aspect of Illinois’ history, culture, politics, geography, literature, or archaeology? Share your expertise with other teachers at the Conference on Illinois History. The conference is accredited by the ISBE for Professional Development Hours.
    To submit your proposal for a paper, panel, or teacher workshop, send:
  1. A summary of the topic
  2. A one-page resume of participant(s)
  3. Paper summaries should include a description of major primary and secondary sources used.
The deadline for proposls is March 11, 2015.
Send proposals to:
Conference on Illinois History
Illinois Hisotric Preservation Agency
1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL.  62701
Phone: 217-524-6045, Fax: 217-785-7937