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>From: "Kaufman, Heidi" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Race and Ethnicity in the Nineteenth Century (11/1/06; 
>NCSA, 3/8/07-3/10/07)
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>Call for Papers
>
>Race and Ethnicity in the Nineteenth Century
>
>28th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association (NCSA)
>
>Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA,  March 8-10, 2007
>
>
>We invite submission of papers and panel proposals that explore all 
>aspects of race and ethnicity in the 19th century, from all 
>disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Topics might 
>connect race and ethnicity with social identity or social control; 
>with land use, ecology, city planning or industrialism; with 
>emigration and immigration patterns; with aesthetics or with the 
>sciences; with gender and sexuality.  The organizers encourage the 
>broadest interpretation of the topic, and the widest application to 
>cultural phenomena.
>
>The wealth of racial and ethnic history in Pennsylvania's Central 
>Susquehanna Valley will provide an excellent focal point for wide 
>ranging discussions.  Fergus Bordewich, author of Bound for Canaan: 
>The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America (2005 
>Amistad), will present the first public lecture; Malcolm Dick, 
>author of Joseph Priestley and Birmingham (Studley 2005), will 
>present the second public lecture on race, religion, and the legacy 
>of Joseph Priestley. Karen James of the PA Historical and Museum 
>Commission will anchor a roundtable discussion on research methods 
>for recovering African American involvement in the Underground 
>Railroad. Local scholars will lead special tours of Underground 
>Railroad sites and 19th-century architecture, including buildings of 
>Joseph Priestley, Thomas Edison, and Eli Slifer.
>
>
>Submit a one page abstract of a 20 minute paper, with author and 
>title in heading, and one page vita by Nov. 1, 2006.  Send materials 
>or inquiries to Drew Hubbell, Conference Organizer: 
>[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> .  Registration, 
>transportation, and accommodation information available in the Fall: 
>http://www.msu.edu/~floyd/ncsa/ <http://www.msu.edu/~floyd/ncsa/>
>
>
>Heidi Kaufman
>Assistant Professor
>Dept. of English
>212 Memorial Hall
>University of Delaware
>Newark, DE 19716
>
>302-831-3350

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