Category Archives: Advocacy

OAH Revises Standards for Contingent Employment of History Faculty

Thanks to Ann D. Gordon’s suggestions, the Organization of American Historians Committee on Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent Employment revised its standards to include non-teaching positions, such as editing. These changes were recently approved by the OAH Council and will appear … Continue reading

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National Humanities Alliance Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day

Registration is now open for the 2014 National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., on March 10-11. Each year, the NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day present the prime opportunity for members of the … Continue reading

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We Are Not Alone

Documentary editors may not have as direct a presence on cable TV as historical archaeologists, but we can see a lot of ourselves in a recent posting by Paul Mullins, the president of the Society for Historical Archaeology. With some … Continue reading

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Senate Committee Restores Funding for NHPRC

From our friends at the National Coalition for History: “The Senate Financial Services & General Government Subcommittee today passed a FY 14 funding bill that provides $5 million for the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC). NCH had asked … Continue reading

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Search for Lincoln Papers at the National Archives Threatened

The Washington Post reported that the Abraham Lincoln Papers might be forced to cease its search for Lincoln documents at the National Archives, due to funding shortages. The article focuses on the impact that the funding shortage will have on … Continue reading

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Register for Humanities Advocacy Day

I’m writing to remind you that Humanities Advocacy Day is only a little more than two months away. As I’m sure all of you are only too well aware, the FY’14 appropriations battle will be a very difficult one as … Continue reading

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