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James K. Polk and His Time

A Conference Finale to the Polk Project



Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, 2019

East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville


Join us to celebrate six decades of work locating and

publishing the letters of the United States’ eleventh president


Keynote Speaker: Amy S. Greenberg

Featured Film: James Polk by Brian Rose


Sarah Childress Polk and James K. Polk

Polk Memorial Association


Register Here (deadline has passed)


Location, Hotel, and Transportation

Call for Papers (deadline has passed)


Sponsored by the Department of History, College of Arts & Sciences, Office of Research & Engagement, and Humanities Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville


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