32nd Annual Illinois History Symposium

"Contested Lands: 1763-1840"

April 26-28, 2012
Embassy Suites Hotel, East Peoria, Illinois

 

The Illinois State Historical Society will hold its 32nd annual Illinois History Symposium at the Embassy Suites Hotel in East Peoria April 26-28, 2012. The theme for the symposium is "Contested Lands: 1763-1840."

The Symposium will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, with a focus on the years leading up to and immediately after the War of 1812 as played out in the old Northwest Territory.

Interested vendors, exhibitors, presenters, and potential sponsors should call the Society office at 217-525-2781, for more information

Scholarly papers, panels, PowerPoint presentations, educational workshops for teachers, and multi-media programs will be presented, as well as non-traditional presentations will be given.

Check back often for more details regarding the program, lodging, and registration information.

Click here for the Call for Papers (Deadline: October 15, 2011)