•Call for Papers, The Journal of Historical Biography, submission deadline for the spring issue is 1 December 2007. The international , peer reviewed, online publication , published twice annually, seeks original contributions on an ongoing basis. Articles can embrace any aspect of historical biography. (Fo r more information, e-mail: email@example.com) •Call for Papers, Annapolis 300 Symposium, deadline 3 1 December 2007, for event to be held 6-7 June 2008 (send your single-page summary, including thesis, sources, conclusions, and a CV, to: Joseph Meany Jr., Program Chair, Annapolis 300 Symposium, 28-30 Cornhill St., Annapolis, MD 2 1401; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) •American Historical Association, annual conference, 4-6 January, in Washington DC at the Marriott Wardman Park. (www. historians.org) •Society for Historical Archaeology annual conference, 9-12 January 2008, in Albuquerque, NM. Conference theme: "The Public Benefits of Historical Archaeology" (www.sha.org) •Call for Papers, North American Society for Oceanic History and the Council of American Maritime Museums 2008 Annual Conference, deadline 31 January for the event to be held 7- 11 May in Pensacola, FL. For derails, see page 40. (Questions? E-mail program committee co-chair Bill Thiesen at rhiesen@earrhlink. net or visit the NASOH web site at: www. nasoh.org) •New Researchers in Maritime History Conference, 14-15 March 2008 at the Univ. of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK. E-mail g.j. milne@liv. ac.uk for details. •National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2008 Joint Conference, 19-22 March in San Francisco, CA. Topics include early maritime literature, contemporary works on seafaring, maritime themes in film, music and television, and historical events. (www.pcaaca.org) •Classic Yacht Symposium, 4-6 Apri l in Bristol, RI. Organized by the Herreshoff Marine M useum and the Sociery of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. (HMM, 1 Burnside Sr., Bristol, RI 02809; Ph. 40 1 253-5000; e-mail: j.palmieri@herreshoff.
org; www.herreshoff.org) •6th Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars, 12 April, at the Winterthur Museum & Country Estate in Delaware. The symposium provides graduate students and other emerging scholars with a venue for interdisciplinary dialogue relating to the study of material life and cul ture. (For information, e-mail: email@example.com or visit: www.udel.edu/ materialcul ture/ emerging__ scholars.html) •Steamship Historical Society of America Annual Meeting, 22-24 June in Baltimore, MD (SSHSA, 1029 Waterman Ave., East Providence, MA 02914; Ph. 40 1 274-0805 ; www.sshsa.org) ExHIBITS
•Mapping the Pacific Coast: From Coronado to Lewis and Clark. The Quivira Collection, through 29 February 2008 at the Columbia River Maritime Museum.
sailing, and traveling on the Chesapeake Bay by Marc Castelli. (www.nauticus.o rg)
•North Atlantic Seas, Schooners and Fisherman: Thomas Hoyne's Paintings of the Grand Banks, at Mystic Seaport (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT; Ph. 888 973.2767; www.mysticseaport.org) •Conrad and Australia, 15 November 10 February 2008 at the Australia National Maritime Museum (ANMM, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia; www. anmm.gov.au) •Life~Boat, through 1March2009, at the Peabody Essex Museum. A multi-media show guest-curated by Berlin-based artists Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock, includes paintings, drawings, maps, ship models, posters, photography, video and historical pieces. Video installations of: Watteau's "Embarkation for Cythera," Gericault's "The Raft of the Medusa," and Leutze's "George Washington Crossing the Delaware." (PEM, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970; www.pem.org) FESTIVALS, EvENTS, LECTURES, ETC.
•Moby-Dick: The Marathon, 3-5 Janu-
Q U IVIRA COLLECTION
The entire Quivira Collection is available for viewing online at www.mappingthepacificcoast.com. (CRMM, 1792 Marine Dr. Asroria, OR 97103; www.crm m.org)
•Great White Fleet Centennial Exhibit, opening 14 November at the Ukranian Institute of America in New York C iry. An exhibition of photographs and postcards reproduced from the Naval Historical Center's collection. This spring the exhibition will travel to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and the Seabee M useum in Port Hueneme, CA. (Ukranian Institute of America, 2 East 79th St., NYC; Ph. 212 288-8660)
•Full Steam Ahead: Robert Fulton and the Age of Steam, through mid-Dec. at the Albany Institute of History & Art (25 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210; Ph. 518 463-4478; www.albanyinstitute.org) •Mudlarking, through December 2007 at the National Maritime Center, Norfolk, VA. 29 sublime watercolors of working,
ary beginning at noon, at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts. A non-stop reading of the great American classic. Spectators welcome. Come and leave as yo u wish. Reservations to be a reader begin at 12:01AM, 15 November. Call 508 997-0046, ext. 151 to sign up for a IO-m inute slot. (NBWM, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; www.whalingmuseum.org) •6th Annual Tribute to the 14th District of the US Coast Guard, 13 March in Honolulu (Coast G uard Foundatio n, 394 Taugwonk Rd. , Stonington, CT 06378; Ph. 860 535-0786; www.cgfdn.org) •Evolution of the Ship, Part II, Mediterranean CruiseTour 2008 , 17 May - 2 June 2008, out of San Diego, CA, led by Maritime Museum of San Diego Executive Director, Dr. Raymond Ashley. A 17day tour tracing the lineage of the Mediterranean ship. Travel organized through a collaboration between the MMSD and STS International Tours. For details, call Erminia Taranto at the museum at 6 19 234-9153, ext. 128. (MMSD, 1492 N . Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101; www. sdmaritime.org)