The annual Conference on Illinois History is scheduled for September 25-26,
2014, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield and is
the state's largest meeting devoted to the history of the Prairie State. This is
the sixteenth year of the conference, which is sponsored by the Illinois
Historic Preservation Agency.
CALL FOR PAPERS
and Proposals for Teacher Workshops
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 CPDUs.
To submit your
proposal for a paper, panel, or teacher workshop, send:
A summary of the topic
- A one-page resume of participant(s)
- Paper summaries should include a description of
major primary and secondary sources used.
for proposals is March 11, 2014.
Send proposals to:
1 Old State
Springfield, IL 62701
217/524-6045, Fax 217/785-7937
To learn more about the conference, download last year's conference program or
the Call for Papers.