for Scotch-Irish Studies
Fourth Scotch-Irish Identity Symposium
Call for Papers
The Fourth Scotch-Irish Identity Symposium will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2007, at the Philadelphia International Airport Ramada Hotel, Essington, PA.
The Center invites research
presentations on any of the following aspects of the Scotch-Irish experience:
(a) Trade between Ulster and the American colonies and its influence on migration in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and early nineteenth centuries.
(b) The role of Ulster immigrants and their Scotch-Irish descendents in the settlement and economic development of the eighteenth century frontier.
(c) Scotch-Irish contributions to the establishment of political, religious, and educational philosophy and institutions.
(d) Comparative approaches to the study of the Scotch-Irish experience (for example, how they interacted with other ethnic groups).
(e) Eighteenth century Ulster immigration to parts of North America other than the Thirteen Colonies, its scale and measure of success.
Scholarly work on other Scotch-Irish topics will also be considered for inclusion.
The symposium will be
preceded by a reception and welcome dinner at the Ramada Hotel on the evening
of Friday, June 29, 2007.
Please direct any questions to the Center for Scotch-Irish Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts (approximately 300 - 400 words) should be sent as file attachments (Microsoft Word preferred) and should be received by April 14, 2007. Texts for accepted presentations will be due on or before June 1, 2007.
You will find requirements
for Symposium presentations on the website www.Scotch-IrishCentral.org