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CFP: Graduate Student Workshop for the History of the Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) July 8, 2012

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The deadline for proposals for WHEATS 2013 is approaching. They welcome submissions from graduate students of all levels and disciplines engaged with any or all of the areas encompassed within the conference’s title. Please see below for details.

Call For Proposals: Workshop for the History of the Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS), March 15-17, 2013 PROPOSALS DUE AUGUST 1, 2012.

The Doctoral Program in History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to be hosting WHEATS in 2013. Now in its ninth year, the Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) brings together graduate students studying topics contained under this heading. The Workshop will take place March 15 through March 17, 2013. WHEATS welcomes submissions from any discipline that engages with these fields. Pre-circulated papers of 25-30 pages will be discussed by participants and senior scholars in roundtable format. This arrangement is well-suited for works in progress, and the workshop will have sessions on professional development as well as opportunities to meet and interact with members of a larger Philadelphia area scholarly community working in relevant fields.

Potential participants should visit the website linked below to submit a brief abstract (200 words) and a short curriculum vitae by August 1, 2012. Accepted papers will be due February 1, 2013.
To submit a proposal, please visit:
https://sites.sas.upenn.edu/wheats/pages/call-proposals

For further information, visit:
http://sites.sas.upenn.edu/wheats

Contact the organizers at:
wheats2013@sas.upenn.edu

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