Tom Lea Month Call For Papers Deadline April 15, 2011

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Tom Lea Institute
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The Tom Lea Institute, the El Paso Times, and the University of Texas El Paso will sponsor four papers to be presented during Tom Lea Month in El Paso. The institute invites proposals on subjects related to the life and works of Tom Lea (1907-2010), whose legacy is celebrated in his hometown every October. Papers will be presented on October 24-25. Those selected will receive a $500 stipend, travel, and one night's lodging. The call is cross-disciplinary.

Send one page proposal by e-mail or mail by April 15, 2011 (postmark date) to Arturo Flores, Tom Lea Institute, P.O. Box 103, El Paso, Texas 79941. Those selected will be notified by May 13, 2011 when further details will be provided.

Thank you for your interest in Tom Lea. Call Arturo Flores at (915) 533-0048 with questions.