Publication Date

March 1, 2014

Perspectives Section


The American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) will hold its annual meeting in San Francisco from March 12 to 16, 2014. The conference hotel is located near Union Square, in a vibrant section of downtown. This meeting will feature plenary sessions on global environmental history, an evening with poets Gary Snyder and Robert Hass, workshops on digital history and oral history, and field trips to Point Reyes National Seashore, Muir Woods, Preston Vineyards (a sustainable winery), and more. For information, including the conference program and a free program app, see:

The Polish American Historical Association (PAHA) will hold its annual meeting in New York City from January 2 to 5, 2015, as part of the American Historical Association’s annual meeting. Abstracts for papers and panel proposals are now being accepted and should be submitted to the chair of the program committee, Professor Grazyna Kozaczka, Department of English, Cazenovia College, 22 Sullivan Street, Cazenovia, NY 13035, or Electronic proposals in e-mail and Word format are strongly preferred. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2014.

Individuals and panel organizers should include the following information when submitting a proposal: paper/session title(s) (of no more than 20 words); paper/session abstract(s) (up to 300/500 words, respectively); biographical paragraph or CV summary (up to 250 words) for each participant; correct mailing and e-mail address for each participant; and audiovisual needs, if any. Please be advised that it is unlikely that PAHA will be able to use PowerPoint in its sessions, due to the high cost of equipment rental, or that presenters will be permitted by the hosting conference hotel to bring their own equipment. You may wish to consider distribution of paper handouts as an alternative.

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