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Spring Conference Countdown!

As the snow melts (finally!) we are looking forward to a stellar Spring conference on Saturday, April 18, 2015 hosted by Worcester State University in Worcester, MA. This conference kicks off NEHA’s 50th Anniversary! Basic Conference Info Download Registration Form (mail by April 9) Info for Program Participants Spring 2015 NEHA News + Final Conference Program Also: during the business meeting, we will be voting on a proposed amendment to the NEHA Constitution

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NEHA Members: Proposed Amendment to NEHA Constitution

We invite all NEHA members to consider this proposed amendment to the constitution, which will be voted on at the April 18, 2015 meeting at Worcester State. Download this information as a PDF Proposal for the Revision of Article VI of the NEHA Constitution Rationale: This section of the constitution has not been revised for over forty years. In the past, the vagueness of the current language has occasionally led to disagreements between the Nominating Committee members and the members of the Executive Committee. It…

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Announcement: Rome Prize Fellowship

The American Academy in Rome is pleased to announce its 2013 Rome Prize Fellowship, which may be of interest to NEHA members. The American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities. For one hundred years the Academy’s eleven acre center in Rome has provided an inspiring environment for those who practice the fine and liberal arts. The Rome Prize is awarded annually to about thirty candidates, each selected by a jury…

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CFP for Fall NEHA Meeting

Our Fall meeting will be Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Albertus Magnus College. NEHA invites papers on any historical topic, time period, or theme. Proposals (paper title, one-page abstract, and brief C.V.) for complete sessions or individual papers are equally welcome. Download & post our CFP flyer Send proposals by July 15, 2013 to: Dr. Mark Herlihy Endicott College 376 Hale Street Beverly, MA 01915 email: mherlihy@endicott.edu

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NEHA Conference is ON

We have gotten some inquiries today (Friday April 19, 2013) due to the lockdown of Boston and immediate communities. As of now (5:00 pm Friday) the conference is ON and going forward as planned at Westfield State University. We hope to see as many of you there as are able to attend; same-day registration will be available for cash/check (print & bring the form if you like). The conference Twitter hashtag is #neha13 Conference location and accommodation details are here Click here for the finalized…

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CFP Extended to Feb 15, 2013

The deadline for submitting paper or panel proposals for the Spring 2013 NEHA meeting has been extended to February 15, 2013. We welcome submissions for individual papers or for entire panels, on any topic or era of history. The meeting will be held Saturday, April 20th at Westfield State University in Westfield, MA. For submission guidelines and details please visit our CFP page or download our flyer to distribute and post.

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Register for our Fall Conference!

We look forward to seeing members, friends and participants at the Fall 2012 NEHA Conference, held at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA, on Saturday October 13th, 2012. Register for the conference by downloading our form and mailing it to Jim Hanlan by October 5th to guarantee your slot and your lunch ticket. Please note that all participants, chairs, commentators and presenters must register for the conference. The preliminary conference program is now posted; contact Dane Morrison at Salem State University if you are interested…

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Beware of Post-Conference Scammers!

Several of our fall conference participants have reported receiving emails from a company offering to print their conference papers in a journal called History Research. Please be warned that this is a pay-to-print journal, not a peer-reviewed scholarly one, and that their email is an academic phishing scam. All presenters at NEHA conferences are strongly advised to make inquiries about any unsolicited offer to publish, in particular in a journal unknown to the presenter. NEHA does not endorse such solicitations and takes no responsibility for…

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