Call for Papers: 13th Annual International Graduate Student History Conference

Call for Papers: 13th Annual University of Maine / University of New Brunswick International Graduate Student History Conference, October 14-16, 2011

The history graduate students of the University of Maine and University of New Brunswick wish to announce the 13th annual International Graduate Student History Conference, set for October 14-16, 2011.

Please note: the deadline for proposals has been extended to 15 July 2011.

Margaret Conrad wins 2011 Digital Humanities Award

At the recent Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, held in Fredericton, Dr. Margaret Conrad, Professor Emerita, University of New Brunswick, received the 2011 Society for Digital Humanities/Societé pour l’étude des Media Interactifs Award for Outstanding Achievement, Computing in the Arts and Humanities. The award was in recognition of her work with UNB's Electronic Text Centre in the creation of the Atlantic Canada Portal and the Atlantic Canada Virtual Archives.

Conference: Cobequid Planters 250th Anniversary

The Cobequid Planters 250 conference will be held at the Marigold Cultural Centre 605 Prince St., Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Saturday, June 11, 2011.

The conference will feature local, national, and international speakers:

  • Carol Campbell, local historian and author: Women of Cobequid ~ “A Wheel, a Reel, Two Pots and a Pan.”
  • Jim Smith, local historian and author: "John Fulton’s Garters ~ The American Revolution Around Cobequid Bay."

Recent Publication: Debates of the Newfoundland Legislature

James K. Hiller has edited and reconstructed the hitherto unpublished debates of the last three sessions of the Newfoundland legislature before it disappeared in 1934. This important contribution to Newfoundland history is available from the Queen’s Printer in St.

For more information please visit the following CBC news article:

Call for Submissions: New Currents in French and Francophone Atlantic Studies

Call for Submissions: "New Currents in French and Francophone Atlantic Studies," a special issue of Atlantic Studies: Literary, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives

Deadline for submission: July 15, 2011