The keynote speaker for this year’s conference will be Dr. Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, Associate Professor of American History at Kansas State University and the Executive Director of the Chapman Center for Rural Studies— an award-winning multi-disciplinary research institute emphasizing the publication of digital history. Dr. Lynn-Sherow researches and teaches the environmental and agricultural history of North America, with particular emphasis on North American Indians and minorities. She is a well-regarded expert on cutting-edge research and presentation methods, and will be speaking on the importance of utilizing new and developing technologies in scholars’ academic work.
Those interested in presenting their research at the Flint Hills History Conference are asked to submit a 250 word [maximum] abstract and a curriculum vitae by February 1, 2020. Work may be presented to the conference in a traditional paper-presentation format [papers not to exceed 10 pages] or by digital means, in keeping with the conference’s modern theme. Applicants intending to present in a digital format must notify conference organizers regarding their intended presentation method, in order ensure the appropriate facilities are made available. Accepted applicants must submit their completed projects no later than April 1, 2020. Submissions and all other correspondence may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org care of Bradley Galka, HGSO President.