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AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JANUARY 3-6, 2002
San Francisco

H-NET: HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ONLINE
Affiliated Sessions

Visit H-Net in Booth 424 in the Hilton's Continental Ballroom. Hours: Thursday, January 3, 3:00-7:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, January 4 and 5, 9:00 a.m.-6:00- p.m.; and Sunday, January 6, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, 3 January 2002

9 am-5 pm: St. Francis, Ascot Room. H-Net Council Meeting

Friday, 4 January 2002

9:30-11:30 a.m. St. Francis, California East. Session 1. Combating the Digital Content Divide: The Internet and Global Histories

Chair and Comment: John Eadie, Michigan State University

"Extending Technological Resources to Indigenous Peoples Around the World: NativeWeb"
Marc Becker, Truman State University

"Building a Multi-Lingual Multi-Media Digital Library of West African Sources"
David Robinson, Michigan State University,
Cheikh Babou, Michigan State University
Bartek Plichta, Michigan State University

"Making Many Pasts Public: The Voices of Ordinary People on the Internet"
Kelly Schrum, George Mason University

Comment: Patrick Manning, Northeastern University


12:30-2:00 p.m. St. Francis, Colonial Room. H-Net Editors Lunch


2:30-4:30 p.m. St. Francis, California East. Session 2. Recovering Hidden Primary Resources: Harnessing the Power of New Technologies for a New Generation of History Scholarship

Chair and Comment: Janice Reiff, University of California at Los Angeles

"'Happenings': Opening the Doors of Historical Perception for Contemporary American History"
Rick Dodgson, Ohio University

"Getting to the People: Oral History Research and Techniques in 1930s Rural Georgia"
Kenneth J. Bindas, Kent State University

"Mixing History and Math in Late Medieval Lübeck"
Judith Potter, New York University

" Recovering Hidden Primary Resources: Harnessing the power of new technologies for a new generation of History scholarship "
Anne Rothfeld, National Archives and Records Administration

Comment: The Audience


Saturday, 5 January 2002

9:30-11:30 a.m. St. Francis, California East. Session 3. Historical Scholarship in the Information Age: Balancing Quality and Access

Chair and Commentator: Stanley N. Katz, Princeton University

"Alternatives to Pay-For-View: The Case for Open Access to Scholarship to Historical Research and Scholarship"
Mark Lawrence Kornbluh, Michigan State University
Melanie Shell-Weiss, Michigan State University
Paul Turnbull, Australian National University and James Cook University

Commentators:
Paul Rich, Stanford University
Michael Jensen, National Academy Press and technical partner, History Cooperative
Joan K. Lippincott, Coalition for Networked Information
Renfrew Christie, University of the Western Cape, South Africa


2:30-4:30 p.m., St. Francis, California East. Session 4. Historical Research on the Internet: The Challenge and Promise of Developing Online Material and Collaborative Scholarship

Chair: Robert W. Cherny, San Francisco State University

"The Internet as the Basis for Collaborative Research"
Vicky H. Speck, ABC-CLIO

"The Historical Process in the Digital Age: Promises and Pitfalls"
Wendy Duff, University of Toronto

"Who Will Lead the Revolution? Life History and E-Scholarship: Content, Theory, and Possibilities"
Marilyn Levine, Lewis-Clark State College

"Ensuring E-Quality for E-Scholarship: The Charles Babbage Institute's Software History Project"
Philip L. Frana, University of Minnesota

Comment: The Audience

8:00-11:00 p.m. Location TBA. H-Net Reception - all are invited.

Sunday, 6 January 2002

8:30-10:30 a.m. St. Francis, California East. Session 5. The Bill Cecil-Fronsman Memorial Panel on Teaching Innovation: Using Information Technologies to Pioneer New Materials for Teaching and Learning"

Chair and Comment: Kriste Lindenmeyer, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

"Map Power: Using Computers to Make and Teach with Maps"
Sara Tucker, Washburn University

"Reflections on Teaching U.S. Political History in the Electronic Class Room"
Brian Balogh, University of Virginia

"Using Multimedia to Do, Teach and Think About History"
Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University

Comment: Paula Petrik, George Mason University

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