Category Archives: news and updates

Call for Papers – Spring 2017 – Deadline Extended

NEHA is pleased to announce its Spring 2017 conference will be held April 22, 2017 at Salem State University. Please download / post / share our flyer with those interested in submitting proposals. As always, the program committee welcomes proposals on any subject, period, or geographical area from scholars within or outside the New England region. We are not limited to the history of New England; rather we seek the quality and variety of papers and sessions that might be presented at the AHA. We…

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Fall Conference Oct 22; Book Award

Please join us for the fall 2016 meeting of the New England Historical Society on Saturday, October 22 at Rivier University in Nashua, NH. During the luncheon business meeting, NEHA will award the James P. Hanlan Book Award for best history book by a New England author to Leah Wright Rigueur of Harvard’s Kennedy School for The Loneliness of the Black Republican (Princeton University). Other conference details: Preliminary Conference Program Location, Accommodations and Participant Information Registration: the mail-in deadline has expired. Download Registration Form and…

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Mail-In Registration Deadline is Oct 8

NEHA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our 97th annual meeting to be held at Rivier University on Saturday, October 22, 2016. If you plan to register ahead of time (highly recommended), please mail your Registration Form with your check postmarked by October 8th. Preliminary Conference Program Location, Accommodations and Participant Information

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Update: Extended! CFP for Fall 2016 Meeting in NH

We are pleased to announce that our Fall 2016 meeting will be held on October 22, 2016 at Rivier University. 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. We seek the variety of papers and sessions that might be presented…

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Spring 2016 Report

Thanks to all who helped make a fantastic conference at Middlebury College, especially our local arrangements and program organized by Don Wyatt. We had about 75 in attendance on a blustery but beautiful spring day, and enjoyed the stellar conference venue and an excellent lunch during our business meeting. Election results President: Don Wyatt Vice President: Troy Paddock Secretary: Tona Hangen Executive Board: Cheryl Boots and Jessica Parr Nominating Committee: Jonathan M. Chu and Alejandra Dubcovsky Graduate Student Paper Prize Winner: Allison Horrocks (University of…

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NEHA 50th / Past Presidents Roundtable (Oct 2015)

We are pleased to present the recorded session from the October 2015 meeting in New Haven, featuring a roundtable of past NEHA presidents reminiscing about the early days of the organization and what has (and hasn’t) changed in our association’s efforts to support history in the New England region. Many thanks to the folks at Southern Connecticut State University for hosting and providing the video services. Past Presidents in Attendance: Cliff Putney (2015-2016), Mark Herlihy (2014-2015), Martine Menke (2011-2012), Melanie Gustafson (2010-2011), George Dameron (2006-2007),…

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Registration and Membership Reminder

Reminder: Mail-in deadline for the April 23, 2016 meeting at Middlebury College is Friday, April 8th. Please remember to renew your dues for 2016 if you haven’t already, using the same form. Registration / Membership Form After April 8, you can download and complete the form and bring it with you to the meeting with a personal check or cash, but we can’t guarantee lunch tickets with same-day registration. Meeting Details and Preliminary Program Info for Participants and Presenters Thanks! See you soon in Middlebury!

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NEHA Spring Conference – Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Spring NEHA conference, April 23, 2016 at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT. Many thanks to our VP / Program Chair, Don Wyatt, for putting together a terrific program! To register, download & mail the form by 4/8/16 to: Martin Menke, Executive Secretary New England Historical Association c/o Department of History Rivier University 420 South Main Street Nashua, NH 03060 Or print and bring with you with a check or cash for same-day registration (though luncheon tickets not guaranteed unless…

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NEHA Member Survey

For all NEHA members (new, and not so new…) Reminder: NEHA dues are for each calendar year, so please send 2016 dues if you haven’t already. Also, we invite you to take a moment to complete a brief membership survey. Help us update our records, and we welcome your feedback on the organization and how it can better meet your needs.

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NEHA Endorses Policy Recommendations Re: Oral History and HHS Research

At its October 2015 meeting, the NEHA Executive Board unanimously voted to endorse the statement of the National Coalition for History in support of the position advocated by the Oral History Association, the American Historical Association and other professional organizations of historians regarding proposed revisions to the Federal Policy for Protection of Human Subjects in research that involves oral history. Their statement submitted during the public comment period, to which NEHA is now a signatory, reads as follows: Public Statement on Oral History and Human…

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