35th Conference on New York State History
The 35th Conference on New York State History will take place on June 12-14, 2014 and will be hosted by Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Call for Proposals
The Conference on New York State History is seeking proposals for the 2014 conference to be held in Poughkeepsie, New York, at Marist College. Presentations may consider any aspect and time period of New York State’s history. Conference sponsors are especially interested in proposals that highlight the role that partnerships among historical and cultural organizations can play in promoting better public understanding of New York State history.
What to submit
• Completed proposal form (Individual Proposal Form or Session Proposal Form)
• Description – no longer than 300 words – of presentation, session, panel/roundtable discussion, or workshop. Include a brief discussion of sources, methodology, and argument.
All proposals must be received by January 7, 2014, at 5:00 pm. The Program Committee will meet to consider proposals in mid-January. Applicants will be notified immediately thereafter. Submit proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the Conference?
The Conference on New York State History is an annual meeting of academic and public historians, librarians and archivists, educators, publishers, and other interested individuals who come together to discuss topics and issues related to the people of New York State in historical perspective and to share information and ideas regarding historical research, programming, and the networking of resources and services.
Presentation formats may include:
• Presentation sessions (Chair and 3 presenters; 75 minutes)
• Panel/Roundtable discussion sessions (Chair/Moderator and 3–4 panelists; 75 minutes)
• Workshops and practical sessions (workshops 3–5 hours; practical sessions 75 minutes)
• Individual presentations (25 minutes)
Preference will be given to full session proposals. We encourage presenters to take a dynamic approach, including
the use of visual and audio aids, audience participation, and discussions, rather than solely reading a paper.
Other questions? Email email@example.com.
The Conference on New York State History accepts registrations through the RegOnline program.
(Registration begins shortly.)
The New York State Historical Association is proud to sponsor the Conference in collaboration with the New York State Archives Partnership Trust and New York State Museum. Co-sponsored by Hudson River Valley Institute.