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•2009-2010 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Scholars in Polar Landscape, at the Peabody Essex Residence Program CALL FOR APPLICAMuseum in Salem, MA, through 1 March TIONS deadline 9 January 2009 (Schol2009 (see ad pages 32-33) ars in Residence Program, Pennsylvania •Black Hands Blue Seas: Ihe Untold Historical and Museum Commission , Maritime Stories of African Americans, Bureau of Archives and History, 35 0 through 22 March 2009 at the Indepen- North St., Harrisburg, PA 17120; radence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia phmcscholars@s us) (ISM, Penn's Landing, 211 South Colum- •Civil War Naval History Symposium, bus Blvd. & Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 10 January 2009 at The National Civil 19106; Ph. 215 413-8655; www.phillysea- War Naval Museum- theme: Ironclad Ships. (For more info: 1002 Victory Dr., •2008 New England Regional Exhibition, Columbus, GA 3 1901 ; Ph. 706327-9798; American Society ofMarine Artists at the email, or; Maine Maritime Museum, through 4 Jamt- www.po ary 2009; also at MMM, Ihe Sea Within •"Ports, Forts & Sports: Maritime EconUs: !conically Maritime in Fashion and omy, Defense and Recreation through Design, through 19 April 2009 (MMM, Time and Across Space," the 28th An243 Washington St., Bath, ME 04530; nual Conference of the North American www.mainemaritimemuseum .org) Society for Oceanic History (NASOH ) • Ihe Bay From Above, Aerial Photography co-spo nso red by NMHS and the Steamship Exhibit, at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Historical Society ofAmerica, 14-1 7 May Museum, through spring 2009. Features 2009 at the Californi a Maritime Academy aerial photography of The Bay for the past in Vallejo, CA. CALL FOR PAPERS deadline 75 years. (CBMM, Navy Point, POB 636, 1 December. Specific questions may be St. Michaels, MD 2 1663; Ph. 410 745- directed to Program Committee Co-Chair, 29 16; William Thiesen at •Tugboats Night & Day at the Noble ( Maritime Coll ection, guest curator is •Association for African American HisGeorge Matteson, through 2009 (1000 torical Research and Preservation 2009 Richmond Terrace, Building D, Staten Biennial Black History Conference, Island, NY 10301; Ph. 718 447-6490; 21-22 March 2009 in Seattle, WA. (AA AHRP20 09 Co nference@co mcas t. net; •Treasures of a President: FDR and the Sea, at the South Street Seaport Museum •"Rethinking the Maritime Museum: over 75 objects from the Franklin D . Roos- Developments, Potential, Challenges," evelt Presidential Library and Museum, Conference in Denmark hosted by the including naval prints, drawings, letters, Schifffahrtsmuseum in Flensburg and the memorabilia, and nearly 30 ship mod- maritime section of Museum S0nderjylels. (SSSM, 12 Fulton St., New York, NY land in Aabenraa, 20-22 May 2009 (For 10038; Ph. 2 12 748.8600; www.south- more information, contact: Chief Curator Asser Amdisen, Museum of Southern • Ihe Art of the Boat, Photographs from land, H .P. Hanssens Gade 33, DK-6200 the Rosenfeld Collection, at the Maritime Aabenraa; asam@museum-sonderjylland. Museum of San Diego (on loan from Mys- dk) tic Seaport) (MMSD, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., •Sea Literature, History & Culture, 8-11 San Diego, CA 9210 1; Ph. 916 234-9153; April 2009 in New Orleans, LA. The 2009 Conference of the National Popular C ulture and the American C ulture AssoCONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS ciations; CALL FOR PAPERS deadline is 30 •"The Ties That Divide: Trade, Conflict, November. (Stephen C urley, Regents Proand Borders," the Society for Historical fessor, Dept. of General Academics, Texas Archaeology 2009 Conference, 6-11 Janu- A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, ary in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (www. TX 77553; e-mail:; Ph. 409 740-4501)

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•Loyalism & the Revolutionary Atlantic World, 4-6 June 2009, at the University of Maine in Orono. (For info: Liam Riordan, History D ept., University of Maine, 5774 Stevens Hall, Room 275, Orono, ME 04469; Ph. 207 581 -191 3; e-mail: •American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography, CALL FOR PAPERS deadline 3 1 December. An international conference at the Universiry of Essex, 4-7 July 2009. (Informal inquiries to Peter Hulme at Formal offers of papers- tide plus 300 word abstract-to Lesley Wylie at; www. essex. ac. uk/lifts /American_Tropics/Conference.htm) •Maps, Myths and Narratives: Cartography of the Far North, The International Conference on the History of Cartography, 12-1 7 July 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (For info:; www.ichc2009 .dk) •2009 Naval History Symposium in Annapolis, MD, 10-12 Sep tember 2009; CALL FOR PAPERS deadline is 10 January (For more info: symposium; specific inquiries should go to: CDR C.C. Felker at •Paul Cuffe Memorial Fellowship APPLICATION DEADLINE is 30 M arch 2009 (The Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies, Mystic Seaport, POB 6000 , 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355; Ph. 860 572-5359; FEsTIVALS, EvENTS, LECTURES, ETC.

• "Full Fathom Five: A Daughter's Search," The Naval Undersea Museum Distinguished Speaker Series, Mary Lee Coe Fowler, author, 6 December (NUM, 1103 Hunley Road, Silverdale, WA 98315 ; Ph. 360 396-5547; museums/keyporr/speakers.htm) •Lantern Light Tours, at Mystic Seaport, select dates through 28 Dec. (Advance reservations recommended: 75 Greenmanville Ave. Mystic, CT 06355; Ph. 860 572-5331; •Chicago Maritime Festival, 28 February 2009attheChicagoHistory Museum. Concerts, lectures, seminars, demo nstrations, exhibits, workshops. (For more info: Ph. 773 774-7245; kastle@chicagomaritime