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The XX ULSTER-AMERICAN HERITAGE SYMPOSIUM for 2014 will meet in two parts. Papers are being accepted for both.

Part I: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut,June 18-21, 2014.

Part II: Athens, Georgia, June 25-28, 2014.

Since 1976 the Ulster-American Heritage Symposium has met every two years. Its purpose is to encourage scholarly study and public awareness of the historical connections between Ulster and North America including  the Scotch-Irish or Ulster-Scots heritage.

The Twentieth meeting of the Symposium in June 2014 will have two different programs, with different special themes, which will be hosted at two different venues in the United States. The first program will be hosted by Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, Wednesday June 18 to Saturday June 21, and the second program will be hosted by the T.R.R. Cobb House and the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Wednesday 25 June to Saturday 28 June.

The deadline for proposals for individual papers or panels: October 4, 2013. Papers from graduate students or new scholars are particularly welcome. Send an abstract (250 words) with cover letter indicating your name, postal and email addresses, phone number, institutional affiliation (if any), equipment needs and biographical paragraph. to Professor Christine Kinealy and Dr Gerard Moran: Christine.Kinealy@drew.edu   and Gerard.Moran@nuim.ie


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