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Four Myths about Getting Your Annual Meeting Proposal Accepted

This article originally appeared in the January issue of Perspectives on History.

Over the years, we have realized that there are some myths circulating about what the Program Committee looks for in a session proposal. Here are a few common misunderstandings.

Myth: Your proposal will be accepted if you line up a famous chair.
The Program Committee is much more interested in the quality of the proposal and the information that will be presented at the session than the name recognition of the chair.