Call for Papers and Workshops: 22nd Annual Conference on Illinois History

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 8, 2020 to October 9, 2020
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History Education, Local History, Humanities, Teaching and Learning

The Conference on Illinois History at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois is accepting paper or panel proposals on any aspect of Illinois's history, culture, politics, geography or archaeology. We encourage submissions from professional and avocational historians, students, and those engaged in the study of Illinois history at libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies. 

To submit a paper or panel proposal, please send: 

  • A one-page summary of the topic, including a description of the major primary and secondary sources used. 
  • A one-page CV/resume for each participant. 

Proposals are also being accepted for educator workshops focusing on the use of best pedagogical practices and/or innovative strategies to teach any aspect of Illinois's history, culture, politics, geography or archaeology.

To submit an educator workshop proposal, please fill out this form.

The deadline for proposals is May 1, 2020.

Send all proposals to: Jacob Friefeld, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62701, or Jacob.Friefeld@Illinois.gov.

For more information, call 217-558-0128.

Contact Info: 

Jacob Friefeld, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62701

Phone: (217) 558-0128