Take 5 with...Dr. Peter Lineham

Take 5 with...Dr. Peter Lineham (Professor in History, Massey University, Albany Campus)

1. What's your favorite course to teach?

New Zealand Religious History. Constantly fresh research and the possibility of field trips and students bringing their own knowledge to the subject.

2. What's your favorite primary source to use in class?

Re: National Newspaper Promotion Association

hi Dina!

I wonder if the National Newspaper Promotion Association (and I've spotted some of their ads too, in 'E&P' from that era -- so that might be a good source too) folded eventually into the Newspaper Association of America (NAA, now the News Media Alliance https://www.newsmediaalliance.org/about-us/). It might be worth contacting them. I do think that if you can't find a parent organization that's inherited the copyright, so to speak, you might be able to use the image as long as you mention the organization that originally provided it,.

ANN: Full-Time Permanent Lecturer in the Department of Historical Studies, University of Cape Town

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7th Biennial Conference of the European Early American Studies Association (London, 14-16 December 2018) - Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 7th biennial conference of the European Early American Studies Association, which will be held in London on 14-16 December and hosted jointly by Queen Mary University of London and King’s College London.  The theme for this year is, The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850.

New York Labor History Association: Wertheimer and Bellush Prizes

Barbara Wertheimer and Bernard Bellush Prizes in Labor History

by Brian Greenberg

The New York State Labor History Association is proud to announce that the 2017 Bernard Bellush Prize is being awarded to Erin Durham for her graduate essay, "Strike for Labor Rights: Prison Reform in Maryland During the Early Twentieth Century." A history graduate student at the University of Maryland, Durham's essay was very thoroughly researched and well-written. 

An abstract of these essays will be posted on the NYLHA website.


Re: Gale Transforms Digital Humanities Research with Launch of New Digital Scholar Lab

Unfortunately, many scholars won't be able to use this resource because they are not faculty members at a large university. Gale/Cengage, unlike other companies such as JSTOR, has no affordable access program for individuals.


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