CFP: AAHC National Conference (fwd)

Sandi Kurtz (
Sun, 10 Jan 1999 11:43:48 -0800 (PST)


Does anyone have a dance-oriented perspective on these topics?

sandi kurtz

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Date: Thu, 24 Dec 1998 09:19:38 -0500
From: Phil Landon <>
Reply-To: Popular Culture & American Culture Associations/H-Net Discussion
Subject: CFP: AAHC National Conference

Call for Papers Annual Meeting of the American Association for History
and Computing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 24-26, 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 24-26 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
conference sessions.

Some suggested themes include:

The future of historical journals in the electronic age.

How computers are changing the face of historical editing.

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 phone number.


Inquiries and submissions should be directed to:

G. Mick Smith, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 3009
Malvern, PA