HAYS, KS --- Fort Hays State University is calling for speakers to begin preparing their papers for the next Home on the Range symposium in April 2001.
Next year's theme will be "From the Homefront to the Frontlines." The symposium will concentrate on wartime stories, history and the experiences of the inhabitants of Kansas and the High Plains.
Students and faculty members in all fields of the humanities, fine arts and social sciences are invited to submit abstracts. Broad and specific themes of wartime events and activities on the High Plains will be accepted. Innovative presentations are welcome and multimedia rooms will be available for presentations.
The Home on the Range series was started in 1996 by Associate Professor of Modern Languages Dr. Ernst Hintz and Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Mark Schuhl. The free annual conference was developed to explore the history and culture of western Kansas.
One-page abstracts should be submitted to Dr. Hintz no later than Jan. 8, 2001. Hintz can be phoned at (785) 628-4100 or (785) 628-4244, faxed at (785) 628-4087, e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org or contacted by mail at the Department of Modern Languages, FHSU, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099.