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JANUARY 4-7, 2001

Affiliated Sessions

Visit H-Net in booth 136 in the Marriott's University of Masschusetts Exhibit Hall. Hours: Thursday, January 4, 3-7 PM; Friday and Saturday, January 5 and 6, 9 AM - 6 PM; and Sunday, January 7, 9 AM - 12 noon.


9:30 AM-4:30 PM: Marriott, Grand Ballroom Salons B/C/D. H-Net Council Meeting


9:30 - 11:30 AM: Marriott. Suffolk Room. Session 1. Transforming Teaching and Learning in U.S. History through New Technologies

Chair: Sara Tucker, Washburn University

"Rethinking the Survey Course for the Internet: The University of Texas Experience" Christopher L. Miller, University of Texas--Pan American

"Teaching United States History 1916-1945 Using Internet Resoruces Jules Tygiel, San Francisco State University

"Creating and Evaluating a Multimedia Teaching/Learning Package Jeffrey Greene, Houghton Mifflin Company

Comment: Paula Evans Petrik, University of Maine at Orono Sara Tucker

2:30 - 4:30 PM: Marriott, Grand Ballroom. Salon H. Joint session with the AHA. Historical Publishing in the Digital Age: Revisiting Stevan Harnad's "Subversive Proposal"

Chair: Stevan Harnad, University of South Hampton

Michael Jon Jensen, The National Academy Press
Stanley N. Katz, Princeton University
Paul Turnbull, Autralian National University

Comment: Melanie Shell-Weiss, Michigan State University

2:30-4:30 PM: Marriott, Suffolk Room. Session 3. Primacy to the Event? The New Technologies and the Narrative Mode

Chair: Janice Reiff, University of California at Los Angeles

"'Pictures with Light and Motion': Spatializing the Narratives of the English Court Masque" Ross Parry, University of Leicester

"The Attack on the President of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, 5th November 1897: The Narration of the Moment" Frank Colson, Association for Information Management

"The Comprehension of the Image: Power and the Dutch Republic, 1588: Narrative as Hierarchy and Linearity" Andrew Sawyer, University of Southampton

"Chicago 1919": Narrative as Teleology Jean Colson, Association for Information Management

Comment: Janice Reiff


9:30-11:30 AM: Marriott, Suffolk Room. Session 4. Graduate Training in the Digital Age: A Roundtable Discussion of What History Departments Should be Doing

Chair: Mark Lawrence Kornbluh, Michigan State University

Abdul Alkalimat, University of Toldeo
David Herr, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Patrick Manning, Northeastern University
Janice Reiff, University of California at Los Angeles

9:30-11:30 AM: John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Dave Powers Room. Session 5, joint with the Association for the Bibliography of History. Research in the Presidential Libraries: The View from the FDR and JFK

Chair: James P. Niessen, Texas Tech University Libraries

Allida M. Black, George Washington University
Nancy Godleski, Yale University Libraries
Maura Porter, John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
Ray Teichman, Franklin D. Roosevelt LIbrary
Thomas Whalen, Boston University

2:30-4:30 PM: Marriott, Suffolk Room. Session 6. Engaging with K-12 History Education: Collaborative Models for Using Educational Technology

Chair: Jana Flores, California Historical-Social Science Project

"Project RiverWeb in the Classroom" Ian Binnington, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Orville Vernon Burton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Content and Pedagogy in Tandem: Working with the New York City Public Schools" Bret Eynon, American Social History Project

"Archives in Action: Building Collaborative Partnerships through Online Curriculum Projects" Michael Fegan, Michigan State University

Comment: Marilyn Levine, Lewis Clark State College Jana Flores

2:30-4:30 PM: Marriott, Wellesley Room. Session 7. Third Annual Bill-Cecil Fronsman Teaching Innovation Panel: Digital Teaching Diamonds: Best Resources and Methods for Teaching History

Chair: Kelly A. Woestman, Pittsburg State University

"Digital World History Teaching Methods and Resources: What Do I Use and Where Do I Get It" Sara Tucker, Washburn University

"Teaching US History with Technology: What World and What Doesn't" Steven Mintz, University of Houston

Comment: Kelly A. Woestman

8:00 PM - whenever: H-Net Reception -- All are invited. 55 Huntington Ave. Prudential Center (Across from the Westin Copley)


8:30-10:30 AM: Sheraton, Fairfax Room A. Joint session with the AHA Teaching Division. Multiple Voices/Multiple Narratives: Historical Methods and Undergraduate Education in the Digital Age

Chair: Gustav L. Seligmann, University of North Texas

"Teaching Undergraduate Historical Methods in the Internet Age" Melvin E. Page, East Tennessee State University Penny M. Sonnenburg, East Tennessee State University

"The Challenge of Traditional Methodology and Modern Technology: Local Oral Histories, the Internet, and the History Undergraduate" Jacquelyn Kent, Florida Gulf Coast University

"Constructing Narratives in the Digital Age: Teaching Undergraduate Research Methods in Early Modern European History" Michael J. Galgano, James Madison University

"Creating a New Narrative: The Promise and Pitfalls of a Computer-Based Historical Methods Course" Peter Field, Tennessee Technological University

Comment: The Audience

8:30-10:30 AM: Marriott, Suffolk Room. Session 9. Exploring the Promise of the Web for Integrating a Health Narrative into the History of Modern America

Chair: Janet Tighe, University of Pennsylvania

"Using Medical History to Illuminate Survey Themes through a Web-Based Problem-Solving Approach to U.S. History since 1865" Kathleen W. Jones, Virginia Polytechnic and State University

"Cutting Edge: Surgery and American Technological Aspirations at Mid-Century" Jennifer Gunn, University of Minnesota

"Letting Form Follow Function: Using Web-Based Resources for More than Just an Electronic Syllabus" Nathan Ensmenger, University of Pennsylvania Elizabeth Toon, University of Pennsylvania Audra Wolfe, University of Pennsylvania

Janet Tighe
The Audience

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Mariott, Suffolk Room. Session 10. Making History: Exhibitions in the Digital Age

Chair: Russell Lewis, Chicago Historical Society

"Text and Context: Historical Exhibitions and the Web" Carl J. Smith, Northwestern University

"Giving Voice to History on the Web" David Bailey, Michigan State University Mark Krasovic, Yale University

Russell Lewis
The Audience

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