AfriGeneas Writers Forum
Call for Papers: AAHGS 30th Conference
30th Annual AAHGS Conference
Standing Tall on the Shoulders of Our Ancestors: 30th Annual Conference of Research and Discovery, 6-9 November 2008
University of Maryland Marriott Inn and Conference Center
Call for Proposals
The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS) is pleased to announce the 2008 Conference Call for Papers, to be presented at our next annual Conference on the University of Maryland Campus, Marriott Inn and Conference Center in Adelphi Maryland, on November 6-9, 2008.
The AAHGS Conference endeavors each year to provide the premier opportunity to explore standard and innovative methods, resources, and strategies centered around African American, Caribbean, Native American genealogy and the expansive history of the African in the Diaspora.
Authors and possible candidates for keynote and general assembly gatherings may also submit their proposals.
The following focus areas are offered as suggestions for session topics
-African American History
The topics are merely suggestions. We are looking for presenters that have solidly researched their topic area, are able to inform a diverse audience and deliver insightful and enjoyable presentations.
-Finally indicate if you need an overhead projector, slide projector, TV/VCR, DVD, flip chart, portable sound system, microphone, table or podium.
Submissions should be forwarded, preferably via email, no later than April 30, 2008.
Proposals should not exceed 12 pages and must include all required information. Notice of acceptance or rejection will be made within 10 days of receipt of proposal. Be sure to include complete name, email, postal mailing address and telephone number(s).
Session materials, bios, etc. will be included in the Conference Syllabus.
For more information: Contact Charles A. Howard, Vice President for Genealogy Submission may be done either via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles A. Howard, Conference Chair