Gettysburg College and Gettysburg National Military Park are pleased to announce an innovative 3-day conference on the frontiers of academic and public history. Through a wide variety of presentations, panels, working groups and field experiences, attendees will explore new ways to engage diverse audiences in meaningful conversations about the history and legacy of the American Civil War.
Parties interested in joining one of the open working groupsshould submit a two page proposal outlining a specific case study/suggested development related to the group’s theme, and raises questions, challenges or concerns appropriate to the group. Submit this proposal with a one-page resume, c.v. or biographical statement by December 1, 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference schedule is available online. It features over 120 speakers from across the historical community, including James McPherson, Dwight Pitcaithley, Mark Smith, Cathy Stanton, Ed Linethal, Stephen Berry, Tiya Miles and Kirk Savage. Registration closes March 1, 2013.