North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH)
International Conference on Welsh Studies -- Call for Papers
July 31-August 2, 2008 The Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
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, 2007; 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:
Dr. Katharine Anderson, History Department,
Ohio Dominican University, 1216 Sunbury Road,
Columbus, OH 43219, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org .
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; email@example.com.
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