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CALENDAR FEsTNALS, EvENTS, L ECTURES, ETC.

•6th Annual Tribute to the 14th District of the US Coast Guard, 13 March in Honolulu (Coast G uard Foundation, 394 Taugwonk Rd., Ston ington, CT 06378; Ph. 860 535-0786; www.cgfdn .org) •"Rum Runners, the Prohibition, and a Sip of the Real McCoy," 5-7PM, 22 March at the Seamen's Inne at Mystic Seaport. (www.mysticseapo rt.org, click on "member programs." Fee charged for members and non-members) •"Big Guns in War" by Norman Friedman, at the US Navy Museum, noon-1 PM, 15 April. Free and open to the public, reservations to 202 433-6897 are required. If yo u are not a member of the D efense D ept., contact the Senior Historian, no later than 13 April, with yo ur name, social security number, citizenship, and institutional affiliation, if any. (US Navy Museum, MEC, Bldg. 76, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC; www. history.navy. mil/nhc7.htm) •Charleston HarborFest, 16-18 May, Charleston, So uth Carolina. (www.charles tonmaritimefes tival.com) •29th Annual Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport., 13-15 June. Symposium offered, see listing under "Conferences." (75 Greenmanville Ave. Mystic, CT 06355; www.mysticseaport.org) CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS

•Call for Papers, deadline, 10 M arch, "Music of American and the Sea," annual symposium to be held o n 14 June at Mystic Seaport. Speakers will receive lodging, meals, and free admission to the festival weekend. (Send proposals to: Dr. G lenn Gordinier, Williams-Mys tic Program, Mys tic Seaport, 75 G reenmanville Ave. Mystic, CT 06355 ; e-mail: glenn. gordinier@mys ticseaport.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 an d television, and histo rical events. (www. pcaaca.org) •Classic Yacht Symposium, 4-6 April in

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Bristol, RI. Organized by the Herreshoff Marine Museum and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Registration required. (HMM, 1 Burnside St., Bristol, RI 02809 ; Ph. 401 253-5 000; e-mail: j.palmieri@herreshoff.o rg; www. herreshoff.org) •6th Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars, 12 April, at the Winterthur M useum & Country Estate in Delaware. The symposium provides grad uate students and other emerging scholars with a venue for interdisciplinary dialogue relating to the study of material life and culture. (For information, e-mail: emerging. scholars@gmail.com or visit: www.udel. edu/ materialcul cure/ emerging_ scholars.html) •"TheAtlantic as a Theatre ofWar, 15001825," 8-10 day seminar, early August, at H arvard University. Intended for PhD's or advanced doctoral students; seminar is directed by Professor Bernard Bailyn. (Application deadline is 30 April; forms and information at www.fas. harvard.edu/ ~a tlanti c/sempack08 . html)

•"From the Amphora to the Container: Packaging and Stowage on Ships, Past and Present," 3 1 April, Univ. ofBretagneSud, Lorient, France. (Contact Sylviane Llinares by e-mail: sylviane. llinares@univubs.fr; www.univ-ubs.fr/solito/) •"Defining the Maritime Edge: History and Archaeology of Inland Environments, Coastal Encounters and Blue Water Connections," North American Society for Oceanic History and the Council of American Maritime Museums 2008 Annual Conference, 7- 11 May in Pensacola, FL. (Info: visit the NASOH web site at: www.nasoh.org) •Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference, 23-25 May, Honolulu, HI. (Info, contact: Dr. Cheryl Edelson, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Honolulu, H awai'i; cedelson@chaminade.edu) •National Maritime Historical Society (NMHS) Annual Meeting, 3 1 May, in Sc. Michaels, MD . (see pp. 13- 14 for details) •2008 Conference on New York State History, 5-7 June, at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Sessions intended for teachers will be applicable for in-service credit. (Info: Field Horne, NYS Histo ry co nference chair, Box 215 , Saratoga Springs, NY 12866; e-mail:

conference@nyhistory.net) •Great Lakes Regional Lighthouse Conference, 11-13 June, No rthport, MI. Covers aspects of owning and preserving historic ligh thouses. (For more info: contact Sally Frye, Ph. 23 1 590-4004; e-mail: lighthsesally@charter. net; www. lighthousefoundation.org) •"Needle Work and the Sea" Symposium, 12- 15 June at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. (NBWM, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; www.whalingmuseum.org) •IMEHA2008 Fifth International Congress of Maritime History, 23-27 June at the O ld Royal Naval College, Greenwich, UK. (www.imeha2008.com) •"Winston Churchill and the Middle East," week-long seminar, 10-16 August, at Churchill College, Cambridge, UK. Of interest will be access to C hurchill's papers. (Registratio n and details, visit: www.Churchill@cont-ed.cam .ac. uk ) •Steamship Historical Society of America Annual Meeting, 22-24 June in Baltimore, MD (SSHSA, 1029 Waterman Ave., East Providence, MA 02914; Ph. 401 274-0805; www.ss hsa.org) ExHIBITS

•A Legacy of Ships: Ihe 400th Anniversary of Shipbuilding in Maine, at the Maine Maritime Museum, through 4 May. (MMM, 243 Washington Sc., Bath, ME 04530; www.mainemaritimemuseum.org)

•Needle/Work-Art, Craft, and Industry in a Port City, at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. (NBWM, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; www. whalingmuseum.org)

•North Atlantic Seas, Schooners and Fisherman: Ihomas Hoyne's Paintings of the Grand Banks, at Mystic Seaport (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT; Ph. 888 973.2767; www. mys ticseaport.org)

•Magnificent Maritime, Paintings by Richard DeRosset, through June 2008 at the Maritime Museum of San Diego (1492 North Harbor Dr. , San Diego, CA 9210 1; Ph. 619 234-9 153; www.sdmaritime.com)

•Stationary Voyages: Ihe Boat in Photograph, through 7 Sept. 2008 at the Mariners' Museum. (MM, 100 Museum Dr., Newport News, VA 23606; Ph. 757 5962222; www.mariner.o rg) 51

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16 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, by Philip J. Webster • 20 Wireless Goes to Sea: Guglielmo Marconi's Radio and SS Ponce, by Captain Henry...

Sea History 122 - Spring 2008  

16 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, by Philip J. Webster • 20 Wireless Goes to Sea: Guglielmo Marconi's Radio and SS Ponce, by Captain Henry...

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