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The Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation
(AAAHRP) is accepting proposals for individual papers, panels, and
workshops for its 2009 Biennial Black History Conference. The conference
is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, 2009
in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. The Theme of the conference is "Black
History: Full Disclosure." Participants are encouraged to present papers,
introduce original documentaries, form panels, and conduct workshops.
Scholars, professional and avocational historians, genealogists,
librarians, archivists, authors, and graduate students from the United
States and other countries are encouraged to submit proposals based on
previously unreported or underreported black history and culture.
Individuals engaged in the preservation of black history at historic
sites, museums, or historical societies are also encouraged to submit
proposals. In addition to African American history, proposals within the
realm of the African Diaspora that include Africans in Europe, Africans in
Canada, Africans in the Caribbean, and Africans in Central and South
America are of particularly interest to the AAAHRP Conference Committee.
Abstracts should not exceed 300 words. Your abstract should include the
presentation title, your title and name, affiliation, mailing address,
country, contact phone number and e-mail address. The abstract should be
sent with your proposal to the conference committee at
AAAHRP2009Conference_at_comcast.net. The deadline for proposals and abstracts
is October 31, 2008. All submissions must be in English. For additional
conference details, send your inquiries to the same e-mail address.
Information about AAAHRP's 2007 black history conference can be found at
www.aaahrp.org/html/2007_conference_.html. Additional â€œAAAHRPâ€ information
can easily be found by using a search engine.
Please note that the expenses of attending the AAAHRP 2009 Biennial Black
History Conference (including travel, conference fee, and any other
expenses) will be the responsibility of the presenters.
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