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The latest from H-SHEAR...

New H-Net Initiative: "Feeding the Elephant" Series on Scholarly Communications

Dear Readers:  H-Net's Book Channel, which posts notices of new book releases in our field, is launching a new initiative in collaboration with the MSU Press on scholarly communications.  Below is the inaugural announcement of what promises to be a very important contribution in the contested and growing arena of scholarship in a digital age. -- PBK

Triangle Early American History Seminar 2019-2020 Schedule

The Triangle Early American History Seminar (TEAHS) is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Schedule. The Triangle Early American History Seminar meets on Fridays at 4 at the National Humanities Center (7 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC) in either the West Conference Room (second floor) or Main Conference Room (first floor).

Invitation: Graduate Student Luncheon at the 2019 Southern Historical Association Conference

The Graduate Student Luncheon (Friday, November 8 at 11:45 am) is an annual Association event made possible by a bequest from John and LaWanda Cox. This year’s Graduate Student Luncheon at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, will explore several themes, including: teaching in the digital age; publishing manuscripts; becoming a public historian; and doing digital history. Graduate students will choose their preferred topic and be seated with relevant experts from a variety of backgrounds for intense, small group discussions.