The UNLV Residence Halls will be available for Conference participants at the rates of $17/person (double occupancy) or $30/person (single occupancy). The UNLV campus is located a few minutes from a number of Las Vegas hotels, if one prefers (for information and reservations, seehttp://www.lasvegas.com). It is anticipated that the UNLV Dining Commons will be available for meals, and a variety of eating establishments may be found across the street from the campus. All sessions will take place in University facilities.
The Conference Banquet will be planned for Friday evening, August 1, 2003.
Excursions to Boulder Dam and Lake Mead, the Red Rocks and Mt. Charleston are being considered; further details will follow. Late July/early August temperatures average a low of 65-70 F., and a high of 95-105 F.; all hotels, university buildings and commercial establishments are air-conditioned. Many people carry water bottles; water will be made available for all sessions. Information about Las Vegas hotels, shows, tourist attractions, family entertainment, lakes and swimming, Grand Canyon air and rafting tours, archaeological sites. Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, the Utah Shakespearean Festival, and other nearby attractions maybe found, as above, athttp://www.lasvegas.com.
The Conference Registration Form will be posted in October, 2002.
Volunteers: Scholars willing to serve as session chairs or as commentators, please contact Prof. Cummins at one of the addresses given above.
Sponsors: The Hume Society thanks the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and the Chairs of Political Science and of Philosophy for their sponsorship of the Conference. [other departments may be added]