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NEHA Plans 50th Gala for its 2015 Fall Conference

NEHA proudly announces its fall meeting, celebrating its 50th anniversary. The conference will be held at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut, on Friday and Saturday, October 23-24, 2015. There will be a 50th celebration reception and past-presidents roundtable on Friday evening, and a full day of conference sessions plus breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Please make your arrangements soon to join us there! Conference information at a glance: Download a Registration Form (mail in, or after 10/9 bring with you to the…

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CFP for Fall Meeting – NEHA Turns 50!

We are pleased to announce that the Fall 2015 meeting will be held on October 24, 2015 at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT. 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. In celebration of NEHA’s 50th anniversary, we particularly invite papers and panels on any subject related to the 1960s, although all topics will be considered. As always, the program…

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Successful Spring Conference & Election Results

April 18, 2015 – Thanks to all who helped make our spring conference at Worcester State such a great success! More than a hundred participants joined together on a beautiful spring Saturday, including kicking off NEHA’s 50th birthday year with a cake at the luncheon. A special thanks to outgoing NEHA President Mark Herlihy for all his hard work over the last year, and to incoming President Cliff Putney, who put the program together. Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to James P. Hanlan, Bruce Cohen,…

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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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