Monday, January 24, 2005

Call for Papers
The Illinois State Historical Society invites proposals for the 2005 Illinois History Symposium, which will be held at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Springfield on December 2-3, 2005.

The Symposium is open to papers, presentations, panels, and workshops on any aspect of the state's history. Proposals are welcome from professional historians, students, teachers, amateur researchers, and exhibitors.

Each proposal should include a summary of the topic and a one-page resume of the presenter. The summary should include the primary and secondary sources used in the research.

The deadline for Symposium proposals is April 1, 2005. Individuals will be notified of the Symposium Committee's decision in mid-May.

Send proposals to: The Illinois State Historical Society, 210 1/2 South Sixth Street, Suite 200, Springfield, Illinois, 62701, or via e-mail at For more information, call 217-525-2781.