[Loscho_Enews] Fwd: 2012 Pacific Northwest History Conference--Registration is Now Open!

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From: Shanna Stevenson <sstevenson at wshs.wa.gov>
Date: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 9:05 AM
Subject: 2012 Pacific Northwest History Conference--Registration is Now
To: Shanna Stevenson <sstevenson at wshs.wa.gov>

 Registration and Program Schedule information for the 2012 Pacific
Northwest History Conference  “From Civil War to Civil Rights” and
associated workshops on Friday and Saturday, October 19-20, 2012 at the
Washington State History Museum in Tacoma are now available at:
http://www.washingtonhistory.org/heritageServices/conferences.aspx.  ****

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There are special registration rates for Washington State Historical
Society Members and for enrolled students.  *Registration deadline is
October 15, 2012.*

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There are two concurrent pre-conference workshops:   “Researching Civil War
History in the Northwest” with Dr. Lorraine McConaghy and “Researching
Civil Rights History in the Northwest” with Dr. Trevor Griffey on Friday
morning, October 19, 2012.****

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The program features notable regional historians presenting on Northwest
Civil War and Civil Rights History topics beginning on Friday afternoon
October 19, 2012.  The plenary speaker on Saturday, October 20, 2012 will
be Dr. David Blight, noted author and historian.  He is Class of 1954
Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder
Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale.
 * *Dr. Blight is the author of *Race and Reunion: The Civil War in
American Memory* and *American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era
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Please join us for this important conference!****

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*Shanna Stevenson*

Coordinator,Washington Women's History Consortium****


*Washington State Historical Society*

Washington Women's History Consortium****

211 21st Avenue SW****

Olympia, WA  98501****

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T: 360.586.0171****

F: 360.586.8322****

shanna.stevenson at wshs.wa.gov****



Work Schedule:  Monday-Thursday****

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