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Call for H-New England Bloggers

Call for H-New England Bloggers

H-New England is a scholarly forum created to discuss the region’s distinctive culture, geography, history, and literature within the context of the American nation.  We are seeking bloggers to publish regularly on thematic topics or chronological periods in New England history.  In addition, we would also welcome a blog by a graduate student or a public historian working in New England history.

Call for H-New England Book Review Editor

Call for Book Review Editor, H-New England

H-New England is a scholarly forum created to discuss the region’s distinctive culture, geography, history, and literature within the context of the American nation.  We are seeking a book review editor to identify important new scholarship, solicit book reviews from scholars in the field, and edit/publish the reviews on H-New England’s new H-Commons platform.

H-Net Commons Quick Start Guides #3: Starting a Thread

A series of guides from the H-Net Help Desk to get started using the new H-Net Commons.

#3: Starting a New Discussion

Want to post a query or announcement, or raise a new issue for readers to discuss? - Subscribers can create a new discussion on any of their networks.  Other subscribers can respond.

Oct. 6: Meredith McGill to deliver Wiggins Lecture in the History of the Book

On Monday, October 6 at 7:00 PM, Meredith McGill will deliver the James Russell Wiggins Lecture in the History of the Book in American Culture at the American Antiquarian Society for the 2014-15 year, titled “Disappearing Medium: Poetry and Print in the Antebellum United States.” Book historians have for the most part told the story of the rise of a mass-market for literature with reference to short fiction and the novel, leaving poetry curiously out of the picture until the arrival of America’s great printer-poet, Walt Whitman.  And yet poetry thrived in the antebellum marketplace, circula

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