| Call for
Papers: 2003 Annual Meeting
Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
August 10 - August 13, 2003
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation is now seeking paper proposals
on specific topics for presentation at our annual meeting in 2003, hosted
by the Philadelphia Chapter, in cooperation with the American Philosophical
Society, National Park Service and the Academy of Natural Sciences. To
commemorate the bicentennial of the Lewis & Clark expedition we hope
to showcase the latest scholarship on the social, cultural and scientific
worlds existing in Philadelphia in 1803. With the theme of the meeting
The Quest for Knowledge: Lewis in Philadelphia, we are especially
interested in the submission of papers on the following topics:
Lewis' Mentors & Expedition Associates
Andrew Ellicott Surveying/Instruments/Cartography
Robert Patterson Mathematics/Cryptography/Navigational Instruments
Caspar Wistar Paleontology/Anatomy
Benjamin Smith Barton - Botany
Benjamin Rush Medical Practice/Herbs/Vaccination
Alexander Wilson Ornithology
Nicholas Biddle - Publishing
Charles Wilson Peale Painting/Museum
Philadelphia in 1803 1810 (1807 for Lewis or 1810 for Clark)
Local Pubs & Politics
Demographics: Minorities, Native Americans, Women, Slavery, Indentured
servitude, Culture, etc.
Contrasting demographics: ie. - Philadelphia, PA and Ablemarle Co. VA.
Papers will be reviewed according to:
appropriateness to the meeting focus,
adequacy of references to related work.
Full papers should not exceed 1/2 hour in length when presented. Use
of audiovisuals is encouraged.
Each abstract should contain the following information:
Title of the paper and the subject category in which the paper should
Name, affiliation, mailing address of the author, email address of the
Abstract of 200-300 words and a brief biography (100 words)
February 4, 2002 Submission of abstract
May 6, 2002 Notification of acceptance
January 15, 2003 Paper submission
April 2, 2003 Camera ready deadline
Those selected receive full meeting registration free of charge.
Submit proposals and any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail to:
Philadelphia Chapter, LCTHF
P.O. Box 39534
Philadelphia, PA 19136-9534
ATT: Program Committee
Invited speakers to date:
John Logan Allen
The official language of the meeting is English.
Papers should not have been published elsewhere, and must not be under
concurrent review for other scholarly publications.
All abstracts will be blind-reviewed. Only the title and abstract
should appear on the manuscript body, without any reference to author
name, address or contact information. Include a separate sheet of paper
indicating paper title, abstract, author name(s) and contact information.
Papers included in transactions at the discretion of the Program committee.
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