National Humanities Alliance Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day

Registration is now open for the 2017 National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., on March 13-14. Each year, the NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day present the prime opportunity for members of the Association for Documentary Editing to engage with and inform other […]

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 on its website soon, but in the meantime, here is […]

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 substitution of terms, he’s talking about us: “We live in […]

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 for level funding of $4.75 million. However the subcommittee went […]

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 the pressure to cut spending increases. The grants programs of […]