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Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:03:36 -0400
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We are pleased to announce that the featured speaker for Researching New
York 2011 is Tony Horwitz, Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Confederates in
the Attic." His talk will be focus on his latest work, "Midnight Rising:
John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War" to be published in
October 2011. 

And a reminder -- that the deadline for proposals for this year's
conference, on any aspect of NYS History, is approaching. Details below and
on our Website, http://nystatehistory.org/researchny.


Researching New York 2011 
November 17th & 18th
University at Albany, SUNY

The organizers of the 14th annual Researching New York Conference once again
invite proposals for panels, papers, workshops, roundtables, exhibits, and
documentary and multimedia presentations on any aspect of New York State
history -in any time period and from any perspective. Researching New York
brings together historians, archivists, museum curators, graduate students,
teachers, documentarians, and multimedia producers, to share their work on
New York State history. Presentations that highlight the vast resources
available to researchers, as well as scholarship drawn from those resources,
are encouraged. 

Proposals are due by July 11, 2011. Complete panels, workshops, media
presentations, or sessions are preferred; we will consider partial panels
and individual submissions. For complete sessions please submit a one-page
abstract of the session, a one page abstract for individual presentations,
and a one-page curriculum vita for each participant. For individual
submissions, include a one-page abstract and one-page vita. Submissions must
include name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Please submit
electronically to [log in to unmask]  All proposals must detail any
anticipated audiovisual needs or time constraints. All conference
participants are expected to register for  the conference. 

We  also seek commentators for panels. If you would like to comment on a
panel,  please contact us at  [log in to unmask], indicating your area of
expertise, along with a one-page vita.  

For additional details and future conference updates, visit the
Researching New York Web site at http://nystatehistory.org/researchny.

Researching New York is sponsored by the University at Albany History
Department and History Graduate Student Organization and the New York State
Archives Partnership Trust.