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Call for Panelists: OAH session on Independent Scholars

The Organization of American Historians is putting together a panel to discuss the challenges of being an Independent Scholar, which would take place during a luncheon at the 2018 annual meeting in Sacramento.  Panelists would receive free conference registration and free lunch at the session.  The conference occurs April 12-14, 2018.  Please contact Joan Zenzen at joanz10@verizon.net if you have an interest in learning more about the session and how you might contribute.  Responding sooner than later would be much appreciated!