CFP: Washington Area Early American Seminar 2014-2015

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Seminar Call For Papers: The Washington Area Early American Seminar

Date: Sep 19, Oct 24, Nov 21, 2014 and Feb 6, Mar 13, Apr 17, 2015

Location: College Park, Maryland - University of Maryland

Submission Deadline: August 15, 2014

Contact: Rick Bell <>

The University of Maryland, College Park, invites proposals from scholars wishing to present work in progress in the next academic year.

The seminar meets on Fridays three times per semester (Sep 19, Oct 24, Nov 21, Feb 6, Mar 13, Apr 17) and our regular members include faculty and graduate students from a variety of DC-area institutions. Papers are pre-circulated and our evening (5-7pm) seminars are followed by a dinner at a local restaurant.

To propose a paper, please send a brief cv and a tentative title along with a 300 word description of the topic and its connection to your publishing plans to Rick Bell ( We especially welcome proposals from scholars farther afield who will be visiting the DC area for research this coming year. For consideration for the 2014-15 academic year, please send proposals before August 15, 2014

Rick Bell

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Richard Bell

Associate Professor of History

University of Maryland, College Park