CfP: Making the Borders of Contemporary Ukraine (Bucharest, 5-6 December 2019)

Making the borders of contemporary Ukraine

Call for book chapter contributions

Proposals Submission Deadline: April 14, 2019

Notification of the Applicants: May 10, 2019
Full Chapters Drafts due: October 10, 2019
Workshop Date: December 5-6, 2019

Completed Chapters due: April 15, 2020.

Mapping Early Haitian History by Paul CLAMMER

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Mapping Early Haitian History

By Paul Clammer

In 2016 I was in Cap-Haïtien, working on an update for my guidebook to Haiti. Mapping is a key part of writing travel guides, and I spend a lot of time physically locating places and dropping pins on Google Maps. My first visit to Cap-Haïtien as a travel writer was in 2007, so it's a familiar city to navigate, a fact made even easier since its streets still retain the grid system laid down by French invaders in the late 17th century.

“Material Maps in the Digital Age" NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Faculty

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The Newberry Library’s Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography is pleased to announce its 2019 NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Faculty, “Material Maps in the Digital Age.” The four-week seminar, led by James Akerman (The Newberry Library) and Peter Nekola (Luther College), will focus on the practice of critically reading and teaching from original map documents, informed by the most recent cartographic scholarship.

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