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CFP: George Perkins Marsh Conference

For your consideration—
A conference celebrating (physical geographer and other things) George Perkins Marsh: An American for all Seasons — proposals due 15 March 2012


The College of Arts and Letters at the Stevens Institute of
Technology is pleased to announce a conference
celebrating the achievements and insights of George Perkins Marsh
(1801-1882), environmentalist, diplomat, philosopher, and scholar, to be
held on our campus 04 May 2012.  Our campus-wide commitment to the
development of innovative thinking in a culture of collaboration makes
Stevens an ideal venue for sharing ideas about Marsh – a luminary figure
whose life and works connect scholar-teachers across disciplines and
cultures.  Authors are invited to submit papers on any aspect of Marsh’s
many achievements or the impact of his work.  A selection of papers will
be published in a volume of conference proceedings.

Please submit inquiries and papers (maximum 4,000 words) or abstracts
(250-500 words) to Lisa Dolling <ldolling@stevens.edu> and Robin
Hammerman <rhammerm@stevens.edu>.

Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2012.

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Many thanks,

Andy Russell
Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Letters
Stevens Institute of Technology
Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
http://www.stevens.edu/cal/