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H-NET AFFILIATED SESSIONS AT AHA '99

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7

9:00-12:00 Noon - George Mason University, Robinson Hall A101. Editors Workshop and Training Session CANCELLED

1:00-5:00 p.m. - Marriott, Delaware Suite B. H-Net editors meeting

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8

9:30-11:30 a.m. - Marriott, Delaware Suite B. Session 1. First Annual Bill Cecil-Fronsman Panel on Teaching Innovation

Chair: Sara Tucker, Washburn University
"Spinning History on the Web: Cooperative Student Projects and Constitutional History" Joan R. Gundersen, Elon College
"Context and Hypertext: The Computer Revolution Meets the American Revolution" David Libby and Daniel Pfeiffer, Wake Forest University
"Lessons from the American Bottom -- Updating the History Classroom" Vernon Burton and David Herr, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Comment: Jacquelyn Kent, Florida Gulf Coast University

2:30-4:30 p.m. - Marriott, Delaware Suite B. Session 2. Creating New Publication Models: A Roundtable Discussion on Hypertext Journals in the Humanities

Paul Turnbull, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University
Richard Latner, Tulane University
Janice Reiff, University of California at Los Angeles
Melanie Shell-Weiss, Michigan State University

2:30-4:30 p.m. - Marriott, Washington Ballroom. Session 3. Preparing History Graduate Students for the Digital Age: Research and Teaching in the Twenty-first Century

Chair: K. Austin Kerr, Ohio State University
"Building Cohorts and Careers: Graduate Students and Electronic Communications" Gretchen Adams, University of New Hampshire
"Multimedia Theses and Dissertations: Variations on a Theme" Susan McCormick, University at Albany - SUNY
"Electronic Resources and the Education of History Professionals" William H. Mulligan, Jr., Murray State University
Comment: Wendy Plotkin, University of Illinois at Chicago

2:30-4:30 p.m. - Marriott, Eisenhower Room. Joint session with Association for the Bibliography of History. Building Local and Distributed Library Collections: Implications for Research and Teaching

Chair: Deborah Jakubs, Duke University
Douglas Greenberg, Chicago Historical Society
Cynthia Herrup, Duke University
James P. Niessen, Texas Tech University

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

9:30-11:30 a.m. - Marriott, Delaware Suite B. Session 5. Bridging International Barriers: Using Technologies for Research and Teaching Across National Boundaries

Chair: Juan Cole, University of Michigan
"History and the Internet in Mexico" Paul Rich, Stanford University; Guillermo de los Reyes, University of Pennsylvania
"A BiCultural Discussion of the Pacific Century" Judy Babbits, University of Maryland; and Jeanne Wolf, Aoyama Gakuin Women's Junior College, Japan
"Africa Research Central: Bringing North and South Together Through African Primary Resources in Research and Teaching" Kathryn Green, California State University, San Bernardino; Susan Tschabrun, California State University, San Bernardino

2:30-4:30 p.m. - Marriott, Eisenhower Room. Joint session with Association for the Bibliography of History. Evaluating Online Textual Resources for Research and Teaching: Different Designs and Different Capabilities

Chair: Charles D'Aniello, State University of New York at Buffalo
John Adler, HarpWeek
John Nagy, Accessible Archives, Inc.

2:30-4:30 p.m. - Marriott, Delaware Suite B. Session 7. Historical Research and Resources in the Digital Age: Libraries and Institutional Cooperation

Chair: David Green, NINCH
"Is What You See What You Get?: Understanding Historical Resources in a Digital Library Environment" LeeEllen Friedland, Library of Congress
"The Miniature Library of Tomorrow! Information Technology and Academe During the Great Depression" Thomas Thurston, New Deal Network
"Sharing Cultural Resources: On-Line Multi-Cultural Partnerships and Distance Education" Michael Sam Cronk and Kari R. Smith, University of Michigan
Comment: Joshua Brown, American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, CUNY

5:00-7:00 p.m. Shoreham, Governor's Boardroom. Executive Committee meeting

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

8:30-10:30 a.m. - Marriott, Atrium 2. Joint session with the AHA. Race Constructed, Reconstructed, and Ridiculed: What New Media History Can Teach Us About America's Color Line (# 109)

Joint session with H-NET: Humanities and Social Sciences Online

Chair: David Rosner, Columbia University
"Drawing the Color Line: Federal Immigration Statistics and the Construction of Race in the United States, 1900- to 1930" Amy Fairchild, Columbia University
"Teaching Race and Reconstruction in Middle School through Narrative and New Media" Russ Olwell, Emerson School
"Redrawing the Vital Center: A Multimedia Presentation of Minnesota Political Cartoons, 1945-1960" Charles B. Forcey, Jr., Columbia University
Comment: Jeanne Houck, Clio Inc., Visualizing History

8:30-10:30 a.m. - Marriott, Washington Ballroom. Session 9. Giving Voice to History on the Internet: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON the Challenges of Oral History in the Twenty-first Century

Chair: Linda Shopes, Oral History Association
Thomas Bramel, Library of Congress
Ken Kato, National Archives
Mark Lawrence Kornbluh, Michigan State University
Bryan Le Beau, Creighton University
James David Moran, American Antiquarian Society
Gerald Zahavi, University at Albany -- SUNY

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Marriott, Washington Ballroom. Session 10. African and African-American Studies in the Digital Age: Overcoming the Tyranny of Distance and Resource Inequalities

Chair: Harold Marcus, Michigan State University
"The Promise of the Internet for Africa in the 21st Century: Myths and Realities" Cheikh Babou, Michigan State University
"Spiders and Post-Ideological Possibilities: H-Afro-Am and the Future of Black Studies" Abdul Alkalimat, University of Toledo
"Compiling 'Useful' On-Line Resources on African Studies: New Challenges for Africanists" Ali B. Ali-Dinar, University of Pennsylvania

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