Deadline Approaching! CFP: 2018 Midwest Junto for the History of Science

April 13-15, 2018, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus)

Call for papers

The 61st annual meeting of the Midwest Junto for the History of Science will be held 13-15 April 2018 at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities campus).

We welcome submissions for fifteen-minute presentations on any aspect of the history of science, technology, and medicine. Graduate students are especially encouraged to participate.

A short abstract of between 250 and 300 words of your proposed paper should be submitted electronically by 1 February 2018. With your abstract, please include your name, institutional affiliation, faculty or graduate student status, email, and phone number.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn and Suites, Minneapolis University Area, 2812 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: 612-259-8797 This is a couple of blocks from the university, a couple of blocks from Surly Brewing Co. (, and is located near Green Line stop (Prospect Park), which connects with the Blue Line in downtown Minneapolis, making transportation from the airport inexpensive and fairly painless:

The special rate is $129 plus tax for double room with two queen beds or single room with king bed, free hot breakfast included. This will be available until midnight on April 3, 2018. Use this booking link:

Jole Shackelford, Junto Elder
612-624-4499 (office); 651-366-0399 (cell)

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Posted: December 18, 2017