NEHA Spring Conference info posted

We’ve posted information on the 2012 spring conference at Rivier College on our “Conferences” tab, or click here for all the details. Download a registration form (PDF) Please note that all conference participants, including presenters, commenters and panel chairs, *must* be registered for the conference. Mail-in forms should be postmarked by April 6; walk-in registration is also possible on the day of the conference (cash or check only) although we cannot guarantee luncheon ticket availability for same-day registrants. The group rate at $99 per night…

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Call for New Candidates for NEHA Executive and Nominating Committees

We welcome interest in some open slots in the New England Historical Association: 2 vacancies on the Executive Committee (3 year terms) 2 vacancies on the Nominating Committee (3 year terms) NEHA Secretary (3 year term) The voting for these open positions will take place during the Spring meeting on Saturday, April 21 at Rivier College. Please contact the interim Nominating Committee chair, Denise Youngblood at UVM (denise.youngblood@uvm.edu) by February 1 if you’d like to be on the ballot or you’d like more information about…

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Calling a New England Dept Chair for an AHA2013 Panel

We thought we’d pass along this opportunity, in case any of our members fit the bill and want to participate. It comes from our colleague Christy Snider at Berry College: I’m organizing a roundtable for the 2013 AHA meeting in New Orleans tentatively titled: “Challenges Facing History Departments in the Twenty-First Century: Perspectives from Department Chairs.” I have 3-4 chairs lined up from a variety of institutions (a small liberal arts college in the South, a national public university, a top 10 regional private university…

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Spring CFP – any history topic – Jan 15, 2012

The NEHA Spring 2012 conference will be held at Rivier College in Nashua, NH on April 21, 2012. NEHA invites papers on any historical topic, time period, or theme. Proposals (paper title, brief abstract, and short vita) for single papers or complete sessions are equally welcome. Those willing to serve as a panel chair or commentator are invited to contact the conference chair. Proposal submission deadline for the April conference is January 15, 2012. Submit materials via email to the Conference chair, Elizabeth DeWolfe (edewolfe@une.edu)…

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Call for Nominations, Spring 2012 NEHA Election

Several positions on the NEHA Executive Board expire in April 2012, and we invite NEHA members to consider running for the board or organization leadership positions. We especially welcome participation by newer members or those who haven’t served on the board in the past, as we’re looking for ways to bring fresh faces into NEHA’s planning and leadership. You do not have to be a higher education faculty member to serve on the board. The election will be at the April conference to be held…

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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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Please Take Our Survey

At the fall meeting at Emmanuel College, we gave out a paper survey to the conference participants. We’re also interested in your feedback, whether you are a NEHA member or not. Please take a moment to complete our survey online, and thanks! Fall 2011 NEHA Survey

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Successful Fall Meeting at Emmanuel College

At our fall meeting on Saturday, October 29, we had the highest attendance ever, and lunch sold out. That’s one way we know it was a successful meeting! We began the post-lunch session a wee bit early so it could end in time to get people home before the snowstorm (! usually not part of our planning for the October meeting, but… it is New England, after all). We appreciate the gracious hospitality of our Emmanuel College host team. Thanks to everyone who gave papers,…

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Final Fall 2011 Conference Program

The program for the Fall 2011 NEHA conference, for October 29, 2011 at Emmanuel College in Boston is now finalized. Download it as a PDF, or you can see a text version here. Click here for logistics, details, accommodations and parking information. All conference participants must register for the conference (printable registration form here). Please remember to mail registrations by Oct 21, and we will see you in Boston on the 29th!

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Fall 2011 Newsletter Posted

We have posted the October 2011 issue of the NEHA News. Highlights include: Invitation to the Fall Conference, October 29, 2011 at Emmanuel College Preliminary Conference Program Updates on the newsletter, website, and social media outreach Executive and Nominating Committee reports NEHA Book Award information News of the Profession Information on upcoming conferences, CFPs, and grants of interest Addresses from our new and outgoing NEHA presidents Welcome to new NEHA members The newsletter also contains book reviews: Burt Feintuch and David H. Watters, eds. The…

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