The research and papers will culminate in a conference to be held October 19-20, 2020, at Purdue University. Because of the Covid-19 virus, the conference will be held virtually. There will be opportunities for interaction and participation by presenters and virtual attendees.. .
Award grants of $2,000 each for ten papers using the C-SPAN Video Library will be presented at the conference. Scholars selected for the awards must be able to make copies of their papers available to other conference participants prior to the conference, attend the conference to present their results and interact with other participants. They must also agree to submit a completed paper for publication in the edited volume of the proceedings to be published by the Purdue University Press. .