Sundman Lecture Series application deadline extended

The application deadline for the 2012 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series at the World's Fair of Money? in Philadelphia has been extended to April 6.

During this year's Aug. 8 symposium, lectures will focus on the topic, "The Influence and Power of Images." All fields of study are considered, with priority placed on papers that emphasize areas of new research and scholarship.

If you wish to be a speaker, please submit a summary of your lecture, not to exceed 500 words. Each summary should contain an introduction; a brief discussion of the subject; sources and research method; and brief discussion.  Electronic submissions are preferred but not required.  

Submit applications by mail to: Susan McMillan, Education Project Manager, American Numismatic Association, 818 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903; or by email to mcmillan@money.org.

A panel will review submissions and choose talks based on originality, persuasiveness and relevance to the symposium topic.  Presenters will be notified by April 20.

Proceedings from the symposium will be published on the American Numismatic Association website (www.money.org). Presenters must provide an electronic copy and printout of their papers prior to the symposium. Selected presenters will receive a $250 honorarium.

Questions? Contact McMillan at 719-482-9850 or mcmillan@money.org.

The World's Fair of Money is the nation's premier money show. Public show hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Aug. 7-10 and 10 a.m.-4p.m. Aug. 11. Admission is $6 for adults, and free for ANA members and children 12 and under. A basic ANA membership, with an online subscription to The Numismatist, will be available at the show for $18 - a $10 discount off the regular price. Find out more at www.worldsfairofmoney.com.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 28,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of education and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or go to www.money.org.