Message #342:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:   "'Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: 1997 Spring Conferences
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 96 10:18:00 MST
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MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, AND SYMPOSIA
  1. Land in the American West: Private Claims and the Common Good Symposium. Symposium to be held at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, January 30-February 1, 1997. The symposium will cover topics related to the "Wise Use Movement" and related trends. For more information contact William Robbins, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-6202; e-mail: robbins@cla.orst.edu.
  2. Southern American Studies Association: The biennial meeting of the Southern American Studies Association will be held February 27 to March 2, 1997, in Seaside, Florida. The meeting theme is "American Communities: Past and Present." For more information contact Dr. Lynne Adrian, Department of American Studies, P.O. Box 870214, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0214.
  3. American Society for Environmental History: The biennial meeting of the American Society for Environmental History will be meeting in Baltimore, MD, on March 5-9, 1997. The theme for the meeting is "Government, Science, and the Environment." The announcement in the journal Environmental History goes on to state: Papers and session proposals will address the role of government and/or science in environmental affairs. For details, contact Jeffrey Stine, National Museum of American History, MRC 629, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560; FAX (202) 357-4256
  4. Research & Resource Management in Parks and on Public Lands: The ninth conference on Research & Resource Manamagement in Parks and on Public Lands will be held March 17-21, 1997, in Albuquerque, NM. Sponsered by the George Wright Society. The conference theme is "Making Proection Work: Parks & Reserves in a Crowded, Changing World." For information, contact The George Wright Society, P.O. Box 65, Hancock, MI 49930; e-mail: gws@mail.portup.com; or visit the conference web page at the following address: http://www.portup.com/-gws/gws97.html
  5. Western Social Science Association Meeting: The 39th annual conference of the Western Social Science Association will meet in Albuquerque, NM, on April 23-26, 1997. The Rural Studies section of the Association is seeking proposals for panels and papers on any aspect of rural or agricultural history. Deadline for submissions: November 1, 1996. Contact Brooks Flippen, Social Sciences Department, Durant, OK 74701; telephone: (405) 924-0121, ext. 2511; fax: (405) 920-7475.