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Western Conference on British Studies
Houston, October 2001


CALL FOR PAPERS

TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL WESTERN CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES

12-13 October 2001

Hilton Houston Plaza

Houston, Texas


2001 Annual Meeting: The Western Conference on British Studies announces that it
will hold its Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas on 12-13 October, at
the Hilton Houston Plaza. Accordingly, the WCBS invites proposals for papers to be
delivered at the conference. The WCBS welcomes proposals for individual papers and
complete sessions on all aspects of British Studies and the British experience,
including History, Politics and Government, Literature, Arts, and Culture. In
addition, the WCBS seeks proposals addressing the Empire, Ireland, Scotland,
Wales, Historiography, and the teaching of British History, Studies and the
conditions of British Studies in North American colleges and universities.

Papers and Presenters: For each proposed paper please provide a brief abstract
(200 words) and for each participant please provide a brief (1-2 pages). Complete
sessions should have two, or preferably three papers, a chair and a commentator. A
c.v. should also be provided for the chair and commentator.

Complete Sessions: For complete session proposals please identify the individual
who will serve as the contact between the program chair and the session
participants. Further, please provide a full address, including e-mail and fax
numbers for the contact persons.

Chairs and Commentators: If you are interested in serving as a session chair or
commentator, please submit a notice, a brief c.v., and an indication of
areas/topics in which you would interested in providing a comment.

All proposals for papers and sessions should be submitted by April 16, 2001 to:-

Dr. Lee Thompson
Program Chair
Department of History
Lamar University
P.O. Box 10048
Beaumont, Texas 77710
USA
E-mail: thompsonld@aol.com

+1-(409) 899-2610

DEADLINE:
16th April 2001