Monthly Archives: January 2013

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 … Continue reading

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Marc Rothenberg Named President of Society for History in the Federal Government

Marc Rothenberg, formerly of the Papers of Joseph Henry, and now at the National Science Foundation, is the president of the Society for History in the Federal Government for 2012-2013. The Society was founded in 1979 in Washington, DC, to … Continue reading

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Kate Lynch Awarded English Language Fellowship at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University

Kate Lynch was named the 2012-2013 English Language Fellow at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University in Burdur, Turkey. Kate’s grant is from the U.S. Dept. of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Her duties include teaching, presentations at conferences, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Katz, Hajo and Wosh Publish Chapter in Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Esther Katz and Cathy Moran Hajo of the Margaret Sanger Papers, and Peter Wosh of NYU’s Public History program, have co-authored a chapter “Teaching Digital Skills in an Archives and Public History Curriculum” in Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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