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"Susan L. McCormick" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 10 Jul 2002 18:38:23 -0400
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Researching New York 2002:

The deadline for paper and panel proposals for this year's Researching New
York Conference is fast approaching!! We encourage anyone working on any
topic relating to New York State history to consider submitting a proposal.

University at Albany-SUNY
November 21st and 22nd, 2002

The organizers of the 4th Annual Researching New York Conference invite
proposals for papers, panels, workshops, roundtables, and exhibits on all
aspects of New York State history from the colonial period to the present.
Our conference brings together researchers, archivists, librarians,
historians, graduate students, teachers, museum curators, Web site creators,
and documentarians. As in previous years, the conference will emphasize the
integral relationship between researchers and archival resources.

This year’s conference will highlight the Albany Heritage Program, a
year-long celebration of the 350th anniversary of the establishment of
Beverwyck, the Dutch trading community that constituted Albany's civic
foundation.  Researching New York will include sessions devoted to Albany’s
history, including the keynote address by Joseph E. Persico, “The
Rockefeller Years:  Transforming Albany.”

Proposals are due by July 15, 2002. Full panel proposals (including
chair/commentator) are encouraged. Partial panels and individual submissions
are welcome. For panels and partial panels, please submit a one page
abstract of the complete session, a one page abstract of each paper or
presentation, and a one page curriculum vita for each participant. For
individual submissions, please submit a one page abstract and one page
curriculum vita. All submissions must include name, address, telephone
number, and e-mail address. We would appreciate electronic submission to
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If you are unable to send your proposal electronically, please mail to:
Researching New York 2002
Department of History - Ten Broeck 105
University at Albany - SUNY
Albany, NY 12222

Further information, previous Conference programs and updates will be posted
to the Researching New York Web site, http://nystatehistory.org/researchny.

Researching New York 2002 is sponsored by the Department of History, the
History Graduate Student Organization, and the Office of the Provost on
behalf of the Albany Heritage Program -- The University at Albany-SUNY and
The New York State Archives & Archives Partnership Trust.