Chuck Hobson Completes Edition of St. George Tucker

Past ADE president Chuck Hobson has completed work on his edition of St. George Tucker’s Law Reports and Selected Papers, 1782-1825 (3 vols., Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture), and its publication will be celebrated by a reception at the William and Mary Law School on 22 January. […]

Public History Director – Arizona State University

Public History Director Position (Job #10312). The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-eligible Associate Professor position as director of its Public History Program. This program, which partners with the Scholarly Publishing Program, is among the country’s flagship […]

Jeopardy Mention!

On the 8 January episode of Jeopardy, Gary Moulton was named in a clue concerning the Lewis and Clark Journals. In the category “Editor” in the Double Jeopardy round, the clue (for $1200) was: “Gary Moulton edited this 19th c. duo’s journal–not easy when they spelled “Sioux” 27 different ways.”

ADE at the American Historical Association Meeting

The ADE sponsored a panel at the annual AHA meeting in New Orleans, on 6 January 2013. Ed Lengel, of the George Washington Papers and the University of Virginia, chaired the panel, “Building a Swiss Army Knife: A Panel on DocTracker, a Multi-Tool for Digital Documentary Editions,” which featured the […]

ADE at the Modern Language Association Meeting

The ADE sponsored a panel at the annual MLA meeting in Boston, on 4 January 2013. Carol DeBoer-Langworthy chaired the panel, “Fraud and Forgery in Literary Texts,” which featured the following papers: “Editing Forgery, Scripting an Author: The Case of Emily Dickinson,” Martha Nell Smith, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; […]

Robert P. Forbes awarded NEH Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a year-long fellowship to Robert P. Forbes of the University of Connecticut to prepare an annotated digital edition of Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia. This will be the first edition to be published from Jefferson’s original manuscript, in the […]