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Nominees for Board of Directors........................................................................................... 4
Nominees for Nominating Committee..................................................................................... 8
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2003 A ANNUAL MEETING, WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Society’s thirty-third annual meeting will be held Thursday-Sunday, November 13-16, in Washington, D.C. Registration materials and the draft program for the meeting are bound in the center of this newsletter. Be sure to return the registration forms by the dates indicated.
Information about local arrangements
The Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th Street, Washington, DC 20036, has reserved a block of rooms for the Society’s meeting. Unless you want to participate in the room-share program, you must make reservations directly with the hotel by calling directly (202) 393-1000 or its toll-free number 800-445-8667, no later than October 14th.
standard single $179
standard double $179
towers double $209
The room rates are subject to taxes of 14.5%.
Thursday, November 13th
6:00-8:00 pm, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court Historical Society will host a ceremony and reception at the Court. At this event, Volume VII of the Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800 will be presented to the Court. A justice will be in attendance. Because the number of ASLH members who can attend is limited, the available spaces will be allocated to those who respond earliest. Moreover, there will be a $25 charge per person to defray the cost of the reception.
[Note on procedure: If you pay by credit card, your account will be billed for the reception only if your response is received in time to secure a space at the reception. If you pay by check, please send a separate check for this reception; the check will be deposited only if your response is received in time to secure a space at the reception. Members will be informed after October 15 whether they have a place at the reception.]
Friday, November 14th
7:30-8:45 am, continental breakfast, Capital Hilton Hotel
5:00 pm, Plenary Session, Organization of American States building
6:15 pm, Reception following the Plenary Session
Saturday, November 15th
7:30-8:45 am, continental breakfast, Capital Hilton Hotel
12:15-2:00 pm, annual luncheon
Sunday, November 16th
8:00-9:00 am, continental breakfast, Capital Hilton Hotel
Special thanks for their work in arranging the annual meeting go to Lewis Grossman and James P. May, Washington College of Law, American University; and Professor Daniel R. Ernst, Georgetown University Law Center.
Thanks also to the program committee for its work, Ariela Gross, University of Southern California, Chair; Edward J. Balleisen, Duke University; Holly Brewer, North Carolina State University; Alejandro De la Fuente, University of Pittsburgh; Laura Edwards, Duke University; Darryl Flaherty, Columbia University; Ron Harris, Tel Aviv University; Jill Hasday, University of Chicago; Benjamin Lawrance, California State University, San Bernardino; Kenneth Ledford, Case Western Reserve University; Gerry Leonard, Boston University; Cynthia Patterson, Emory University; David Rabban, University of Texas; David Seipp, Boston University; Clyde Spillenger, University of California, Los Angeles; Carolyn Strange, University of Toronto; John Witt, Columbia University.
The Society is also most appreciative of the financial support provided by Washington College of Law, American University, and by the Georgetown University Law Center.
2004 AANNUAL MEETING, AUSTIN, TEXAS
The Society’s thirty-fourth annual meeting will be held Thursday-Sunday, October 28-31, in Austin, Texas. The chair of the local arrangements committee is Roy Mersky, University of Texas firstname.lastname@example.org; the chair of the program committee is Vicky Woeste, American Bar Foundation email@example.com.
The ballot, bound at the center of this newsletter, seeks votes the President-Elect, for members of the Society’s Board of Directors, and for the Nominating Committee. Many thanks to this year’s nominating committee for their conscientious work: Thomas Gallanis, Washington & Lee, Chair; Bob Cottrol, George Washington University; Annette Gordon-Reed, New York Law School; Sally E. Hadden, Florida State University; Sarah Hanley, University of Iowa.
Nominee for President-Elect
Charles Donahue, Jr., has been a member of the Society since 1970. At various times he has served on the Board of Directors, as chair of the Nominating Committee and of the Program Committee, as a member of the Committee on Honors, and in the now-defunct office of Vice-President. In 2002, he gave the plenary address at the annual meeting. He is the Paul A. Freund Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School; he offers instruction in the History Department of Harvard College and is a member of the College’s Standing Committee on Medieval Studies. He teaches English legal and constitutional history, the constitutional and legal history of Continental Europe, and Roman law. His publications include: (with N. Adams) Select Cases from the Ecclesiastical Courts of the Province of Canterbury, c. 1200-1301, Selden Society Publications, 95 (London: Selden Society, 1981); Why the History of Canon Law Is Not Written (Selden Lecture, July 3, 1984) (London: Selden Society, 1986); (with others) The Records of the Medieval Ecclesiastical Courts: Reports of the Working Group on Church Courts Records 1: The Continent, Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 6 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1989); id., 2: England, Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 7 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1994); (with others), Year Books of Richard II: 6 Richard II, 1382-1383, Ames Foundation, Year Books Series, 2 (n.p.: The Ames Foundation, 1996); (with others), Lex Mercatoria and Legal Pluralism: A Late Thirteenth-Century Treatise and its Afterlife (Cambridge, MA: The Ames Foundation, 1998), and a number of articles and book reviews. He is currently working on a book on marriage law in the High Middle Ages and has contracted to write the volume on the fourteenth century in the new Oxford History of English Law.
Nominees for Board of Directors
Stuart Banner is Professor of Law at UCLA, where he teaches courses in legal history and property. His principal research interest is American legal history. Recent publications include The Death Penalty: An American History (Harvard University Press, 2002); Legal Systems in Conflict: Property and Sovereignty in Missouri, 1750-1860 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2000); and Anglo-American Securities Regulation: Cultural and Political Roots, 1690-1860 (Cambridge University Press, 1998). After receiving a B.A. from Yale and a J.D. from Stanford, he clerked for Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of Appeals and Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court, practiced law for three long years, and began teaching in 1993 at Washington University in St. Louis. He moved to UCLA in 2001. He has been a member of the ASLH since he began teaching and has presented papers at several of the annual meetings.
Raymond T. Diamond is a Professor of Law and an Adjunct Professor of African Diaspora Studies at Tulane University and has been designated the C.J. Morrow Research Professor of Law as of July 2003. He began teaching at Louisiana State University Law Center in 1984 and has been at Tulane since 1990. His research interests surround the nexus among race, constitutional law, and legal history, and include antebellum slavery, the Jim Crow South, and the history of the right to arms. He is the co-author of Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution, forthcoming in November 2003. He served as a member of the editorial board of the Georgia Journal of Southern Legal History from 1989-1992 and as a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association Board of Governors from 1994-1995. He is a member of the board of the Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society and a member of the executive committee and chair-elect of the Section on Legal History of the Association of American Law Schools. He has presented legal history papers before the ASLH as well as the Law & Society Association, the American Political Science Association, the American Society of Criminology, the Latin American Studies Association, the Association of American Law Schools, and the Southeast Association of Law Schools. His current work includes a casebook on constitutional law and an article on state constitutional law and the right to bear arms.
Paul Finkelman is the Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law. Before coming to Tulsa, he held the John F. Seiberling Chair in Constitutional Law at the University of Akron and taught at a number of other law schools and in history departments at the University of Texas at Austin, SUNY Binghamton, and Virginia Tech. He received his B.A. in American Studies from Syracuse University (1971) and his M.A. and Ph.D. in U.S. History from Chicago (1972, 1976) and was a fellow in law and humanities at Harvard Law School (1982-83). He is the author or editor of more than fifteen books on legal history and especially the law of slavery. His book An Imperfect Union: Slavery, Federalism, and Comity (North Carolina, 1981, reprinted 2001) appeared in the Society’s series Studies in Legal History. His most recent books include Defending Slavery (Bedford, 2003); Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court (co-authored) (CQ Press, 2003); and the co-authored Library of Congress Desk Reference to the Civil War (Simon and Schuster, 2002). He is also the co-author of American Legal History: Cases and Materials (Oxford, 2nd ed. 1995) and A March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States (Oxford, 2002). He has written more than eighty scholarly articles and book chapters. He is the editor of the series Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest with Ohio University Press, and the co-editor of Studies in the Legal History of the South at the University of Georgia Press. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, the American Bar Foundation, and the Japan Society of the Promotion of Science. He has previously served as chair of the Membership Committee and of the Nominating Committee of the ASLH.
Philip Hamburger is the John P. Wilson Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and the Co-Director of the School’s Legal History Program. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School, and before moving to the University of Chicago, he taught at the University of Connecticut Law School and the George Washington University Law School. His publications on English law include articles on contract (Law & History Review), the Statute of Frauds (American Journal of Legal History), seditious libel (Stanford Law Review), and judicial review (Columbia Law Review). Two of these articles received the ASLH’s Sutherland Prize. More recently, he has written on American law. His articles in this field include have focused on the accommodation of social change in American constitutions (Michigan Law Review), eighteenth-century debates about diversity and equality (Supreme Court Review), natural rights (Yale Law Journal), so-called “trivial rights” (Notre Dame Law Review), and eighteenth-century ideas about “liberality” (Texas Law Review). Last year, he published a book on Separation of Church and State (Harvard, 2002), in which he traces the history of the idea of separation in America from the eighteenth century through the twentieth. In addition to continuing his work on American constitutional law and history, he currently is editing a series of eighteenth-century American cases.
Victoria D. List received a B.A from Smith College, a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in English Legal History from the University of Michigan. Since coming to Washington & Jefferson College in 1987, she has taught a wide range of classes, focusing on Western Europe. These include modern European Civilization, a two-semester English History survey, Ancient Civilization and Medieval Civilization, and Eighteenth Century Europe at the basic and mid-level. At the upper-level, she regularly teaches Tudor/Stuart England, English and American Legal History, American Constitutional History, and Renaissance and Reformation Europe. She has also taught such special topics courses as Women in Modern European History and The Medieval Renaissance. During the month-long Intersession, she has taught The Holocaust in Fact, Film and Fiction, Law and English Literature, Early Modern Witchcraft in England and America, and the Crusades, among others. She next plans a foray into the Inquisition (pace Monty Python). She currently finds herself coordinating two programs for the College: the Faculty Colloquium, for which she convinces colleagues to give presentations on their work to admiring audiences, and the Integrated Semester. The Integrated Semester consists of a number of courses from different departments teaching linked subjects. Interested students take two or more of the courses and do a joint project on them. The last was on Women and the next will be on Asia. The Coordinator finds colleagues to teach these courses, plans outside events and speakers, and finds funding for them. In short, she does a lot of begging.
Joyce Lee Malcolm is Professor of History at Bentley College, Senior Advisor at the MIT Security Studies Program and in 2003-2004 will be a James Madison Program Fellow at Princeton University. She received her B.A. from Barnard College, her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History from Brandeis University and is a fellow of the British Royal Historical Society. She is a long-time member of the Society and has served on panels at its annual meetings and on the Program and Nominating Committees. Her speciality is early-modern British and American history. Within that field her research focuses on the developing relationship between the individual and the state and on war and society. She is the author of six books including To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right (Harvard University Press, 1994) which has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and praised by Justice Antonin Scalia; The Struggle for Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century English Political Tracts, 2 volumes (Liberty Classics, 1999); and Guns and Violence: The English Experience (Harvard University Press, 2002). Her numerous articles have appeared in historical journals and law reviews. She is currently working on a book on the common law origins of American judicial review. She has received grants and fellowships from, among others, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Bar Foundation, Harvard Law School, the Huntington Library, the Radcliffe Institute and Robinson College, Cambridge University.
Patricia Hagler Minter is Associate Professor of History at Western Kentucky University, where she teaches courses on American legal history, southern history, and Gilded Age America. She is also the university’s pre-law advisor and has been chair of the University Senate. A member of the ASLH since 1991, she has regularly attended its annual meetings, appeared on panels as a presenter and as chair, and served on the Program Committee for the 1995 meeting. She received her B.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on southern legal history, with specific interests in race relations and civil rights and liberties. She is currently working on three projects: a book on The Codification of Jim Crow: The Origins of Segregated Transit Law in the South, 1865-1910; a re-examination of race, property, and negotiated space in the South, focusing on Buchanan v. Warley; and a study of Somerset v. Stewart and Anglo-American legal culture. Publications include Out of Many Lives, Many Stories: Biographies in American History (2003, with Kathryn Abbott); “The Failure of Freedom: Class, Gender, and the Origins of Segregated Transit Law in the Nineteenth-Century South,” Chicago-Kent Law Review, 70 (Fall 1995); and “Dissenters and American Civil Religion: The Flag Salute Cases and Civil Liberties during the ‘Good War,’” in Phillip Goff, ed., God and the Good War: Religion in the Era of World War II (forthcoming, University of California Press). In addition to the ASLH, she has presented her work at meetings of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the Southern Historical Association, the British Legal History conference, and the Australia/New Zealand Law and History Society. She has served as a referee for Law & History Review and Law and Social Inquiry. Other service to the profession includes the Program Committee for the Southern Historical Association (1998).
David Seipp is Professor of Law at Boston University, where he teaches English legal history and American legal history. He has an undergraduate degree in History from Harvard, where he published a thesis on the right to privacy in 19th-century America. He has law degrees from Oxford, Cambridge, and Harvard. At Cambridge, he was a student of S.F.C. Milsom and J.H. Baker. He clerked for Judge Henry Friendly of the Second Circuit and practiced law before teaching. He has attended every annual meeting of the ASLH since 1986 and has served the Society as chair of the Surrency Prize Committee, as chair of the Nominating Committee, and as a member of the 2003 Program Committee. He is also a director of the Ames Foundation and a member of the Selden Society and the American Law Institute. He has written many articles and book chapters on English legal history, particularly on the fundamental categories of the early common law and their relation to Roman and canon law, and about the early jury. His research has been assisted by a Mark DeWolfe Howe fellowship, an Olin Faculty Fellowship, and an appointment as associate of the Charles Warren Center. His publications on Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. include the anniversary essay, “Holmes’s Path,” 77 Boston University Law Review 515 (1997). He is currently midway through a multi-year project to index and paraphrase the Year Books. Of the 20,000-some Year Book reports in old and new printed editions, he has thus far indexed over 11,000 and has fully indexed and paraphrased every case reported for the years 1399 through 1453. His index and paraphrase can be searched on the Internet at www.bu.edu/law/seipp. His work is supported by the Ames Foundation and is intended to make the Year Books more easily accessible to legal historians and other scholars.
Victor M. Uribe-Uran is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Florida International University, Miami. He holds a law degree, a masters in Political Science, and a Ph.D in History. His books include "Honorable Lives": Lawyers, Family and Politics in Colombia, 1780-1850 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000); State and Society in Latin America During the Age of Revolution (Scholarly Resources, 2001); and Naciones, gentes y territorios. Ensayos de historia comparada de America Latina y El Caribe (Universidad de Antioquia, 2000). His essays pertaining to the social history of lawyers and the law have appeared in the Journal of Latin American Studies, The Americas, the Latin American Research Review, and Comparative Studies in Society and History. Two of his most recent publications are “Sociabilidad política popular, abogados, guerra y bandidismo en Nueva Granada, 1830s-1850s: respuestas subalternas y reacciones elitistas,” Historia y Sociedad (Spring 2003) and “Colonial Baracunatanas and their Nasty Men: Spousal Homicides and the Law in Late Colonial New Granada,” Journal of Social History, vol. 34, no. 1 (Fall 2001). He has been a Fulbright scholar, received two Andrew Mellon Fellowships and one of his articles was recently awarded the Antonine Tibezar Prize. Currently he is in Seville, Spain, funded by an NEH fellowship to finish research for a book on the social and legal history of domestic violence in Mexico, Colombia and Spain from 1750 to 1850. He has been a member of the board of editors of the Law and History Review and until spring 2003 was the co-chair of the Law and Society section of LASA, the Latin American Studies Association. He has been invited to chair the program’s “Law, Jurisprudence, and Society” track in the 2004 international congress of LASA.
James Q. Whitman teaches at Yale Law School, where he is Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law. He studied Intellectual History at the University of Chicago under Arnaldo Momigliano, completing a dissertation in 1987 which was published as The Legacy of Roman Law in the German Romantic Era (Princeton, 1990). After receiving his law degree from Yale and clerking, he taught first at Stanford Law School (1989-1993) before moving to Yale. He has also taught as a visitor at Harvard Law School, as well as at European universities including the École des Hautes Études en Science Sociale, the University of Paris II and the University of Rome III. His main interests are in continental and comparative legal history, particularly the impact of social status on the law. His recent publications include Harsh Justice: Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide between America and Europe (Oxford 2003), “Enforcing Civility and Respect: Three Societies,” Yale Law Journal (2000), “The European Transformation of Harassment Law” (with G. Friedman), Columbia Journal of European Law (2003), and “Long Live the Hatred of Roman Law!” Rechtsgeschichte (2003). He is currently at work on a book about the socio-historical origins of human dignity in European law. He has served on the ASLH Program Committee and on the Surrency Prize Committee, as well as on the board of editors of Law and History Review.
Nominees for Nominating Committee
Edward Harris received a B.A. in Classics from Oxford University and his Ph.D. in Classical Philology from Harvard University. Since 1983 he has taught at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and in 1986 joined the Classics faculty of the Graduate School. In the Fall of 1998 he was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. From December 2002 to January 2003 he was Professeur invité at the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne). Professor Harris has published Aeschines and Athenian Politics (Oxford University Press) and has translated Lycurgus for the series The Oratory of Classical Greece edited by Michael Gagarin. He has also co-edited with R. W. Wallace Transitions to Empire (University of Oklahoma) and has co-edited with Lene Rubinstein The Law and the Courts in Ancient Greece (Duckworth). He has published over fifty articles and reviews on the legal and economic history of Classical Athens. He has also organized and participated in several panels for the ASLH. At present he is at work on a book tentatively titled The Rule of Law in Action: The Nature of Litigation in Classical Athens.
Adam J. Kosto is Assistant Professor of History at Columbia University; his principal research interest is medieval legal and institutional history. He received a B.A. in Humanities from Yale University (1989); an M.Phil. in Medieval History from Cambridge University (1990); and an A.M. and a Ph.D. in History from Harvard University (1991, 1996). His recent publications include Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, and the Written Word, 1000-1200 (Cambridge UP, 2001), which was awarded the 2002 Premio del Rey Prize of the American Historical Association; (ed., with Anders Winroth) Charters, Cartularies, and Archives: The Preservation and Transmission of Documents in the Medieval West (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2002); “The Limited Impact of the Usatges de Barcelona in Twelfth-Century Catalonia,” Traditio 56 (2001); “Hostages in the Carolingian World (714-840),” Early Medieval Europe 11 (2002); and “Reasons for Assembly in Catalonia and Aragón, 900-1200,” in Paul S. Barnwell and Marco Mostert, eds., Political Assemblies in the Earlier Middle Ages (forthcoming). He is currently writing a book on hostages as a form of personal surety in medieval Europe. A member of the ASLH since 1998, he has appeared as a presenter and commentator at the annual meetings.
Tahirih V. Lee is Associate Professor of Law at FSU College of Law and, beginning in June 2003, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She received a Ph.D. in Chinese History from Yale in 1990 and a J.D. from the Yale Law School in 1989. She was a Pew Scholar (a “Kukin”) in the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies from 1989-1991. Her scholarship focuses on late nineteenth and twentieth century Chinese law, principally courts and dispute resolution. She has published several articles, plus a four-volume anthology on Chinese law by Garland Press. A member of the ASLH for 15 years, she has served on the Program Committees for the annual meetings of 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2002, chaired the Surrency Committee, and is currently a member of the Publications Committee. Outside the Society, she is active in promoting the field of legal history. For several years she has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Legal History Section of the Association of American Law Schools and served as Chair in 2000-2001. She is a member of the Association of Asian Studies, the Law & Society Association, and was a member of the American Historical Association. She regularly presents her research at conferences and schools around the world, most recently in St. Lucia in the Caribbean and at Harvard, Yale, and the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade.
Claire Valente is a medieval historian specializing in the legal, constitutional, and political history of England. She received an M.St. from Oxford in 1990 and a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1997. After having taught at the University of Portland in Oregon for five years, she is now an independent scholar. She has been active in the ASLH since 1997, attending multiple conferences and serving on the program committee for the 2002 San Diego meeting. She has published several articles, including one exploring the legal and constitutional implications of “The Deposition and Abdication of Edward II” (English Historical Review, 1997). Her first book, The Theory and Practice of Revolt in Medieval England (2003) has just appeared with Ashgate Press.
Paul L. Murphy Award
Applications are being accepted for the 2004 Paul L. Murphy Award, honoring the memory of Paul L. Murphy, late professor Emeritus of History and American Studies at the University of Minnesota and distinguished scholar of U.S. constitutional history and the history of American civil rights/civil liberties. The Murphy Award, an annual research grant of $1000, is intended to assist the research and publication of scholars new to the field of U.S. constitutional history or the history of American civil rights/civil liberties. To be eligible for the Murphy Award, an applicant must possess the following qualifications: be engaged in significant research and writing on U.S. constitutional history or the history of civil rights/civil liberties in the United States, with preference accorded to applicants employing multi-disciplinary research approaches; hold the Ph.D. in History or a related discipline; and not yet have published a book-length work in U.S. constitutional history or the history of American civil rights/civil liberties. Public historians, unaffiliated scholars, as well as faculty at academic institutions are encouraged to apply. If employed by an institution of higher learning, an applicant must not be tenured at the time of the application. Applicants should submit a packet containing the following items: 1)a research project description of no more than 1000 words (4 copies), 2) a tentative budget of anticipated expenses (4 copies), 3) a current curriculum vitae (4 copies), and 4) two confidential letters of recommendation in envelopes sealed by the recommenders. All materials should be mailed to Professor Robert J. Kaczorowski, Fordham University School of Law, 140 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023-7407. All materials must be received no later than January 30, 2004. Email inquiries should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Call for Papers: Humboldt 2004 Bicentennial: An Interdisciplinary Conference – "Alexander von Humboldt: From the Americas to the Cosmos," October 14-16, 2004
In commemoration of a visit from Alexander von Humboldt to the United States in 1804 at the invitation of President Thomas Jefferson, the Graduate Center of the City University of New York will host an interdisciplinary conference devoted to Humboldt and his legacy on October 14-16, 2004. The principal focus will be Humboldt's activity in, relationship to, and impact on the Americas, but all proposals will be considered. Areas of interest include Humboldt's scientific work and publications, political ideas and advocacy of human rights, paintings, travel writing, friendships, as well as his fame, image and influence in various parts of the Americas.
Proposals for papers should consist of: (a) a concise (300 words or less) abstract with title, and (b) a cover letter indicating the author's professional affiliation(s) and contact information. Proposals may be sent to the Program Committee, Humboldt Conference by email to email@example.com, by post c/o the Bildner Center, The Graduate Center/CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5209; New York, NY 10016-4309, or by fax at (212) 817-1540. Deadline for receipt of proposals is February 1, 2004. Decisions will be made by April 1, 2004. For more information, please visit: www.humboldtconference.org.
Call for Papers: 47th Annual Missouri Valley History Conference; Omaha, Nebraska; March 4-6, 2004
Proposals for panels or individual papers in all areas of history, including public history, are welcome for the 47th annual Missouri Valley History Conference. Proposals, consisting of abstract(s), and one-page vitae, should be sent by October 15, 2003 to the program coordinator, Professor Tom Buchanan, Missouri Valley History Conference, Department of History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182. Those wishing to have their proposals acknowledged should include a stamped, self-addressed postcard. See www.unomaha.edu/Uno/history/mvhchome.htm for additional details. The conference email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
A prize of $200 will be awarded to the best graduate student paper presented at the conference.
The Society for Military History will sponsor several sessions at the 2004 MVHC. Please send proposals directly to Dr. Kevin K. Carroll, Department of History, P.O. Box 872501, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2501; email email@example.com.