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40th Algonquian Conference

The 40th ALGONQUIAN CONFERENCE will be held at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Minneapolis, October 24-26, 2008. This is an international meeting for researchers working in Algonquian studies, including such fields as anthropology, archaeology, art, biography, education, ethnography, ethnobotany, folklore, geography, history, language education, linguistics, literature, music, politics, psychology, religion and sociology. Presentations will begin Friday morning, October 24 and will finish Sunday noon, October 26. There will be a reception on Thursday evening, October 23.

Registration fees (payable by check to the 40th Algonquian Conference) are $90,students $50. (All amounts are payable in US or Canadian funds. We do not accept credit card payments.) The conference will be held on the East Bank campus in Minneapolis at the Radisson University Hotel on Friday and in a nearby university building, Nicholson Hall, on Saturday and Sunday. The conference is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the departments of American Indian studies, American studies, anthropology, and history, and by the linguistics program.

Registering in advance will help us to plan the reception and the coffee breaks. Send your check along with your name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, and e-mail address, to:

Organizing Committee of the 40th Algonquian Conference
Department of American Indian Studies
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
19 Scott Hall, 72 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 USA

or let us know your intention to attend calling the department at 612-624-1338 or by sending an e-mail message to:

40th Algonquian Preliminary Program (PDF)