This might be of interest to folks near Philadelphia. The list of
suggested topics has topics applicable to the work you've all been doing
either on your own or with American Memory. Let me know what you think!
>Call for Papers
>Annual Meeting of the American Association for History and Computing
>April 24-26, 1999
>DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 1 February 1999
>Panel and paper proposals are now being solicited for the 1999 Annual
>Meeting of the American Association for History and Computing, which
>will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 23-25 April 1999. The
>theme for this year's conference will be "How Computing Technology will
>Transform Teaching, Learning, and Education." University and college
>instructors, K-12 teachers, librarians, publishers, editors,
>archivists, students and all other history professionals are encouraged
>to participate. Many opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange will
>be provided, and panel and paper proposals on any topics relating to
>history in the electronic age are encouraged. All paper presentations
>will be considered for publication in the Journal of Association for
>History and Computing and in a volume of essays selected from
>The Executive Board of the AAHC proudly announces the presenting of a
>$150 cash prize for the best paper presented at the AAHCUs annual
>conference or published in the E-journal, The Journal for the American
>Association for History and Computing. Those wishing to be considered
>will be asked to submit copies of their papers by email one week prior
>before the conference to G. Mick Smith.
>Some suggested themes include:
>The future of historical journals in the electronic age.
>How computers are changing the face of historical editing.
>Historical projects utilizing statistical databases and GIS projects.
>Publishing and the Information Superhighway
>Computers in the classroom.
>Multimedia Teaching Strategies for K-12 teachers.
>Authoring World Wide Web Pages.
>Using the World Wide Web as a teaching tool.
>The future of book reviews in the electronic age.
>Database and statistical software in historical research.
>Using the Internet for job, fellowship, and grant research.
>The changing face of libraries.
>Technology in the graduate curriculum.
>New opportunities for local history.
>Computer uses for graduate students.
>The on-line museum--A new exhibition space.
>0n-line courses and distance learning.
>Computers and historical research.
>Using the Internet for scholarly communication
>Proposals for full panels can be composed of three thirty-minute
>papers, four twenty-minute papers, or a round table format. All panels
>should include a chair and are encouraged to include a commentator.
>Proposals must include a two hundred-word abstract for each paper and a
>one paragraph vita for each participant. Please be sure to indicate
>which member of the panel will serve as the contact person and provide
>their name, address, and telephone number.
>For Conference and Hotel Information:
>All Inquiries and submissions should be directed to:
>G. Mick Smith, Ph.D.
>P.O. Box 3009
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>American Culture Studies Program
>Secretary / Treasurer of the AAHC
>Bowling Green State University
>Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
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Judith K. Graves
Education Resources Specialist
National Digital Library Program
Library of Congress
Washington, D.C. 20540-1320
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