Saturday, April 10, 2021

News from the CNEHA Board

News from the CNEHA Board

  • Sale on Historical Archaeology Books at the University Press of Florida January 2021 - The University Press of Florida historical archaeology sale is running through February 1 and offers up to 60% off on our books. Use code CHUA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Shop all books at upress.ufl.edu/CHUA21. The American Experience in Archaeological Perspective series was established by the University Press of Florida. This prestigious historical archaeology series […]
  • CNEHA Newsletter Editor RFP January 2021 - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Editor of CNEHA Newsletter The Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology is soliciting proposals for the volunteer position of Editor of the Council’s Newsletter. The Editor serves a 5-year, renewable term, beginning June 1, 2021. The Editorial Search Committee encourages proposals from individuals affiliated with universities, cultural resource management firms, government agencies, or […]
  • David Starbuck Memorial December 2020 - Our dear friend and long-time CNEHA board member David Starbuck passed away on Sunday, December 27.  David was a prolific scholar, who published extensively on industrial archaeology, military sites archaeology, and utopian societies–especially the Shakers.  He also played a key role editing journals and newsletters, including the CNEHA Newsletter. David also loved hosting conferences. Indeed, his […]
  • CNEHA 2020, A Letter from the Chair June 2020 - Dear Colleagues, Like you, I was excitedly planning to attend this fall’s CNEHA conference in Plymouth, Massachusetts. That meeting would have commemorated the anniversary of the Pilgrims’ 1620 landing in Plymouth and was being co-sponsored by the Society for Post Medieval Archaeology. A team of CNEHA stalwarts, including David Landon, Christa Beranek, and Karen Metheny […]
  • Executive Board Call for Nominations May 2020 - Candidates for the CNEHA Executive Board must be members in good standing and hold a membership (individual, student, joint, fellow, or life) in the organization. Candidates must be willing to participate in the activities of the Executive Board. These activities may include organizing and staffing annual meetings, working on membership drives, assisting in outreach and […]
  • Technology in Archaeology October 2018 - CNEHA Annual Meeting Our 2018 conference, Technology in Archaeology, in Halifax quickly approaches. Advance registration pricing will remain in effect until Sept. 10, which is also the final deadline for our call for papers. Please register online now at our conference website to take advantage of these prices, and please also consider booking your room […]
  • 2018 Student Competition winner October 2018 - CNEHA Annual Meeting Student Competition Winners Alexa D. Spiwak, (Memorial University of Newfoundland) A slator or two: Exploring the 17th-century slate industry at Ferryland The 2018 Student Competition winner paper summarizes the preliminary results of archaeological investigations which aim to explore the slate industry present during the 17th century in Newfoundland. While the use of […]
  • CNEHA signed letter supporting the Chaco Cultural Heritage Protection Act July 2018 - The National Trust would like to invite your organization to sign on to a letter to New Mexico Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich supporting their Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act (S. 2907). The letter is pasted below and attached. S. 2907 would provide a permanent mineral withdrawal for approximately 316,000 acres of federal […]
  • House Votes in Strong Support of Historic Preservation July 2018 - On Wednesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to increase funding for preservation programs and defeated an effort to reduce funds for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Thanks to all of you who have advocated on behalf of historic preservation; your voices make a difference! Several key amendments to the fiscal year […]
  • Update from the CNEHA Subcommittee for Collaborative Preservation March 2018 - CNEHA members may be interested in the Society for American Archaeology’s new Archaeologist-Collector Collaboration Interest Group (ACCIG), currently chaired by Bonnie Pitblado of the University of Oklahoma. The new group was created to promote positive relationships among stakeholders who share a passion for the past, including but not limited to professional archaeologists and responsible artifact […]
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