Professor Stephen Miller, Associate Professor of History, University of Maine, has sent out a call for papers and a conference announcement for "Loyalism and the Revolutionary Atlantic World", to be held 4-6 June 2008, at the University of Maine, in Orono, Maine. As the release notes:
"This conference will bring together specialists who employ trans-national perspectives to better understand opposition to the American Revolution and its broader significance throughout the Atlantic world. The organizers welcome individual paper and panel proposals from scholars in all disciplines who explore loyalism beyond a U.S. national framework. British imperial, Canadian, Atlantic, and global perspectives are all expected to be addressed over the course of the conference."
Paper proposals - hard copy only - should consist of a 750 word abstract and a short CV, with panel proposals also including a 500 word "rationale for the panel", all due by 3 October 2008. Proposals should be sent to Liam Riordan/Stephen Hornsby, Attn: Loyalism Conference, History Department, 5774 Stevens Hall, Room 275, University of Maine, Orono, ME, 04469-5774.