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Call for Papers and Proposals for Teacher Workshops

18th Annual Conference on Illinois History

October 6 & 7, 2016
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield
 

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 especially welcomes submissions exploring the upcoming bicentennial of statehood. We encourage 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 deadline for proposals is May 1, 2016.

 

To submit your proposal for a paper, panel, or teacher workshop, send: 
  • A one page summary of the topic, including a description of the major primary and secondary sources used. A one page summary of the topic, including a description of the major primary and secondary sources used. 
  • A one-page resume of participant(s).

Send proposals to: Samuel Wheeler, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62701, or . For more information, call 217-557-8336.. For more information, call 217-557-8336.