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AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JANUARY 4-7, 2001
Boston

H-NET: HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ONLINE
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.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

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


FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

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

Papers:
"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

Panel:
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

Papers:
"'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


SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

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

Panel:
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

Panel:
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

Papers:
"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

Papers:
"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)


SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

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

Papers:
"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

Papers:
"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

Comment:
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

Papers:
"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

Comment:
Russell Lewis
The Audience

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