February 09, 2009
2009 Missouri Conference on History
April 15-17, 2009
Hosted by Missouri State University Department of History
Join The State Historical Society of Missouri and Missouri State University Department of History in Springfield for the 51st Annual Missouri Conference on History. The conference will be held at the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center located in Jordan Valley Park, close to the Springfield Expo Center, Hammons Field AAA baseball stadium, and other area attractions.
More than forty researched presentations will be given by historians on topics such as World War I, women’s inclusion in the armed forces, modern Germany, medical history, the University of Missouri, and early modern Europe. Twenty-seven different colleges and universities, including twelve in Missouri, are represented on the program, as well as eight historical agencies and three K-12 schools.
Two speakers will be featured at the 2009 conference. Virginia Laas of Missouri Southern State University will give the luncheon address “A Place on the Firing Line or in the Petticoat Brigade: Emily Newell Blair’s Search for Women’s Voice and Power in Politics.” The banquet keynote will be made by Kerby Miller, University of Missouri, titled “’Irish’ and ‘Scotch-Irish’ in Ireland and America: Only ‘Two Traditions’?”
Teachers, preservationists, public history professionals, and all those who are interested in history are invited to exchange ideas and promote the study of the past.
For more information contact Laura Wilson at (573) 884-7904 or email@example.com
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