The 1999 annual
conference for the Academy of Accounting Historians will be held
in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from November 18 to 20 at the Westin
Harbour Castle Hotel. The conference theme is "The Rhetoric
of Accounting History: Conversations Across Time and Space".
In accordance with to past practices, most accounting history
topics are acceptable. The 1999 conference will place, as the
theme implies, emphasis on critical analysis. Researchers from
related areas that use historical accounting data are encouraged
to participate. For the first time, some sessions will be
dedicated to the presentation of cases and papers dealing with the
use of historical accounting cases for teaching.
The daily hotel room
rate is $135 Can. ($88 US using an exchange rate of 0.65)
single/double occupancy, $145 Can. ($94 US) triple, and $155 Can.
($101 US) quad. These rates also apply one day prior to and one
day after the conference. The registration fee is $125 Can. or $85
US, or student $25 Can. or $20 US, which includes: reception on
Thursday night (November 18); continental breakfast, lunch, and
dinner on Friday (November 19); continental breakfast and lunch on
Saturday (November 20); and a copy of the Conference Proceedings.
All papers will be
double blind reviewed. The deadline for submission is June 15,
1999. The results of the reviews will be provided to authors
by September 1. For information, registration form, or to submit a
paper, please contact Professor Gary Spraakman, Program Committee
Chair,1999 AAH Research Conference, Atkinson College, York
University, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada, 416-736-5210,
416-736-5963 (fax), or GaryS@YorkU.ca