Spring 2012 Newsletter now posted!

The Spring 2012 issue of NEHA News is now out; download a PDF copy or click on the “Newsletter” link in the left hand sidebar.

This issue features conference and registration information and a preliminary program for the NEHA Spring conference on April 21, 2012 at Rivier College in Nashua, New Hampshire. It also includes biographies of the slate of candidates for Executive Board openings. Voting will take place during lunch at the Spring conference, or you may clip and mail in the ballot on page 11 of the newsletter.

The Spring issue also features the Executive Committee report, a Call for Nominations for the Graduate Student Paper Prize and Book Awards, the report from the Fall Conference, and News of the Profession including recent books of interest. There is a listing of upcoming conferences of interest, calls for submissions, grant and fellowship information, notification of new members, and a list of past organization presidents and conferences.

Book reviews include:

Amy Sonnie and James Tracy, Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times (Melville House, 2011), by Anna J. Cook of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massimo Franco, Parallel Empires: The Vatican and the United States–Two Centuries of Alliance and Conflict (Doubleday, 2008), by Thomas J. Carty of Springfield College