Monday, July 25, 2022

News from the CNEHA Board

News from the CNEHA Board

  • Letter from CNEHA Board to Montpelier Foundation (4/24/2022) - Dear Montpelier Foundation Board: We are writing on behalf of the membership of the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology, an organization of U.S. and Canadian archaeologists focused on the study of the modern world. We are profoundly disturbed by the recent actions of the Montpelier Foundation which has not only reneged on its commitment to […]
  • Funding Cut at the Potteries Museum and Gladstone (1/16/2022) - The letter below was recently shared with members of the Northern Ceramic Society concerning recent news regarding Stoke-on-Trent’s decision to cut funding at the Potteries Museum and Gladstone. “Dear NCS Members, Many of you will have heard the news that the City of Stoke-on-Trent is planning major budget cuts to The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery […]
  • Important Update about the 2021 CNEHA Conference (9/20/2021) - The CNEHA 2021 St. Mary’s City planning committee and the CNEHA executive board decided this week to cancel the upcoming in-person conference at Historic St. Mary’s City out of an abundance of caution. Ongoing concerns surrounding the delta variant of the Covid-19 virus, combined with continued US/Canada border issues, contributed to this reassessment. This decision […]
  • New Book from Archaeologist Edward J. Lenik: Rock Art in an Indigenous Landscape: From Atlantic Canada to Chesapeake Bay (6/22/2021) - Archaeologist Edward J. Lenik, well known in northern New Jersey and southeastern New York for his books on the Ramapough Lenape Nation, is also a preeminent scholar on Native American rock art – petroglyphs and pictographs – of the Northeast. His fourth book on this topic is being published by the University of Alabama Press […]
  • Call for Nominations (6/2/2021) - The Nominations Committee is requesting nominations for five positions available on the Executive Board. The term for the new Executive Board Members will run from October 2021 through October 2024. 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. […]
  • Request for Proposals (5/18/2021) - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Editor of Northeast Historical Archaeology The Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology (CNEHA) is soliciting proposals for the volunteer position of editor of Northeast Historical Archaeology. The editor serves a 5-year, renewable term, beginning January 1, 2022. The Editorial Search Committee encourages proposals from individuals affiliated with universities, cultural resource management firms, government agencies, […]
  • Sale on Historical Archaeology Books at the University Press of Florida (1/20/2021) - 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 (1/13/2021) - 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 (12/30/2020) - 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 (6/2/2020) - 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 […]
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