North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History
National Celtic Heritage Center at Marymount University
International Conference on Welsh Studies
Call for Papers
July 22- 24, 2010
Arlington, Virginia/Washington D.C.
The NAASWCH Program Committee seeks diverse perspectives on Wales and Welsh culture -- as well as proposals focused on the Welsh in North America -- from many disciplines including: history, literature, languages, art, sociology, anthropology, economics, political science, philosophy, music, and religion.
NAASWCH invites participation from faculty, postgraduate/graduate students and independent scholars from North America, the United Kingdom and elsewhere.
Those wishing to present a paper suitable for a 20 minute reading may submit an abstract (maximum one-page).
Proposals for thematic sessions, panel presentations, or other formats are also welcome.
Please include a brief (one-page) vita with your submission.
The abstract – proposal deadline is Dec. 21, 2009; but early proposals are encouraged.
Participants will be notified by mid-February.
E-mail submissions are welcome and will be acknowledged promptly.
If you have not received confirmation of your electronic submission within one week, please resend the document.
NAASWCH works to promote scholarship on all aspects of Welsh culture and history; to develop connections between teachers and scholars in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom who are committed to the study of Welsh culture, history, language, and literature; to provide an intellectual forum in which scholars and teachers of Welsh culture may share their research and teaching experience, and to provide support for the study of Welsh-North American history and culture.
See the NAASWCH website for additional information:
Please submit abstracts or session proposals by no later than Friday, Dec. 21, 2009 to:
Dr. John Ellis, History Department, University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI 48502 USA;
Those who are not submitting proposals but would like to receive conference information should contact: Dr. Melinda Gray, NAASWCH Secretary, 15 Woodbridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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