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NEHA Election By Mail – Postmark Ballots by May 11

Letter from NEHA President Libby Bischof (4/24/2020): This semester has brought unprecedented changes to our personal and professional lives, and the NEHA Executive Board is keeping you all in our thoughts as you finish out your academic years and cope with varied museum, library, historic site and historical society closures. As you know, our Spring 2020 conference at Emmanuel, slated to be held last weekend, was cancelled. We are hopeful that we will meet in person again this fall at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts,…

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Open Access, Transitions to Online – Resources!

As a public service during this time of social distancing, meaning rapid transition to online learning and digital access for scholarship across the academic and public history landscapes, we offer a few links, and we welcome more in the comments. Open Access Resources – A Crowdsourced List – editable Google Doc American Historical Association’s AHA Perspectives on History is running a daily series the week of March 16, 2020, covering topics like Transitioning to Online Teaching (March 17) and Online Teaching Tools (March 18)

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Spring 2020 Conference – Postponed to Fall; Election to be conducted by mail

Update: March 10, 2020 Dear NEHA Colleagues, As I’m sure you are all aware, preparations and restrictions related to COVID-19 and travel and conferences, have evolved rapidly in 48 hours since we last communicated about plans for the New England Historical Association spring conference scheduled to be held at Emmanuel College in Boston on April 18th. We learned this afternoon from our host colleagues at Emmanuel College that the college has decided to cancel all outside events for the foreseeable future, including our scheduled conference.…

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CFP for Fall NEHA Meeting at Roger William Univ – Oct 26, 2019

We are pleased to call for papers and proposals for our Fall meeting at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, on October 26, 2019. The CFP deadline is August 15, 2019. The New England Historical Association embraces not only the history of our own region of New England and the United States, but is equally concerned with European and World History. As always, the program committee welcomes proposals on any subject, period, or geographical area from scholars within or outside the New England region.…

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Election Results; Incoming Leadership Team 2019

Congratulations to all those elected for positions in NEHA at the April 2019 meeting in Portland, Maine. We welcome our incoming leadership and new committee and board members. NEHA President 2019-2020: Elizabeth (Libby) Bischof, Professor of History at the University of Southern Maine. She is the Executive Director of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic education. A cultural historian, her research and teaching interests include 19th century American history, photography, popular culture, and the history of Maine. She is the co-author of…

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CFP Still Open til Feb 24 for Apr ’19 Mtg

NEHA finds we have room for a few more session, presentation and paper proposals for the Spring 2019 meeting, to be held at the University of Southern Maine in Portland, ME on April 13, 2019. Please send them in by Sunday, Feb 24 Download / Print / Share our Flyer The New England Historical Association embraces not only the history of our own region of New England and the United States, but is equally concerned with European and World History. As always, the program committee…

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