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EXHIBITS

•Three Voyages to Paradise: Cook, Melville, and Gauguin, through 2011 at the Maritime Museum of San Diego (1492 No rth H arbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92 101 ; www.sd maritime.o rg) •Tattoo-The Art of the Sailor, th ro ugh 2011 at the Columbia River Maritime M useum (1792 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103; Ph. 503 325-2323; WWW. crmm .org)

•American Society of Marine Artists 15th National Exhibition, 2011-2013, travel ing to : Florida, Alabama, Texas, Califo rni a, O regon, and Minnesota. The first two venues are: Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture in Delray Beach, FL, now through 9 January 2012 (www. oldschool.org) ; Mobile M useum of Art in Mobi le, AL, 19 January-8 Apri l 20 12 (www.mobilemuseumofart.com). (ASMA, www.americansocietyofmarineartists.com) •The Salty Edge, paintings by Pamela Enticknap and Kathleen Elsey, through 15 January at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (113 H arbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93 109; www.sbmm.org) •In the Dark, examines ecosystems that exist without light, through January 2012 at th e National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (35 0 East 3rd Sr., Dubuque, IA 5200 1; www.rivermuseum. com)

•Neptune's Orchestra: Songs of the Seafarer, at Mystic Seaport M useum (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355; www.mysticseaport.org)

•Always Good Ships: A Tribute to 125 Years of Newport News Shipbuilding, opened in August at The Mariners' Museum (100 M useum Dr. , Newport News, VA 23606; Ph. 757 596-2222; WWW. marinersmuseum .org) •FreePort [No. 004}: Peter Hutton, exhibi tion of his fi lm , At Sea, through 27 March at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. (16 1 Essex Sr. Salem , MA 01970; www. pem .o rg)

•Marine Wtitercolors by Cheng-Khee Chee, through 15 January at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona. (See feature article on pages 34-37)

•Port of Portland: A Ship-Shaped History, through 13 May, presented by the Maine Mariti me M useum at the Portland Publi c Library. (243 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530; www. bathmain e.com;

PPL, 5 Mo num ent Square, Portland, ME 04 101 ; Ph . 207 871-1700; www. portlandlibrary.com) FESTIVALS, EVENTS, LECTURES, ETC.

•Antique & Classic Boat Display, 10 December at the C hesapeake Bay Maritime M useum- part of the village-wide Christmas in Sr. M ichaels. (CBMM, 2 13 N. Talbot Street, Sr. Michaels, MD 21663; Ph . 4 10 745-29 16; www.cbmm. org; also www.christmasinstmichaels.org) •"One Good Port: Beaufort Harbor, 1862- 1865" lecture by Dan Blai r, 10 Decem ber at the No rth Carolina Maritime Museum. (NCMM, 3 15 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28516; Ph . 252 728-73 17; WWW. ncmaritimemuseum.org) •16th Annual Moby-Dick Marathon, 6-8 January at the New Bedford Whaling M useum. Includ es Friday night dinner and lecture, plus "Stump the Scholars" on Saturday at 1OAM befo re the marathon reading begins. (NBWM, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; Ph. 508 99 7 -0046; www. whalingm use um .org) •Chicago Maritime Festival, 25 February at the Chicago History Museum (Reservations recommended; information available at www.chicagomaritimefestival.org) CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS

•Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Conference. Theme: "By the Dawn's Ea rly Light: Forging Identity, Securing Freedom, and Overcoming Co nflict," 4-8 January in Baltimore, MD (www.sha.o rg) •Tall Ships America 39th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships, 30 January-I February in Newport, RI (29 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840; Ph. 40 1 846-1775; www.sai ltraining.org; as ta@tallshipsamerica.org) •New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2012, 9-10 March at the Riverside Museum , G lasgow. (www. maritimehistory.org. uk) •Sea Literature, History, and Culture: National Conference of the Popular C ulture Association and the American C ulture Association (PCNACA), 11- 14 April in Boston, MA. CALL FOR PAPERS deadline is 15 December. (Details at http://pcaaca. org/ co nference/ national. php) •"Sea-Changes"- A Maritime Conference in the Humanities, 12-14 April at

the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, MA. (http: //nautilus. maritime. edu/) •Herreshoff Classic Yacht Symposium, 2 1 April 201 2 in Bristol, RI. (Herreshoff Marine Museum, 1 Burnside St., Bristol, RI; www.herreshoff.org) •North American Society for Oceanic History Annual Conference, 22-26 April in Galveston , TX, and will be held jointly with the Council of American Maritime Museums. Theme: "The Multifaceted Maritime World." CALL FOR PAPERS deadline is 1 January. (I nfo rmati on is available at www. naso h.o rg/201 2NASOH-CFP.pdf) •Mercator Revisited: Cartography in theAge of Discovery, Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, 25-28 April in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium (www.mercatorconference2012.be/) •Community and the Sea in the Age of Sail, 24-25 May at Aalborg U ni versity, Denmark. Hosted by the Cultural Encounters of Premodern Societies (CEPS) and the Insti tute of C ultural and G lobal Studies (CGS), Aalborg University. CALL FOR PAPERS deadline is 20 D ecember. (For more information, email: Johan Heinsen at heinsen@cgs.aau.dk or Torben Kjersgaard N ielsen at tkn@cgs.aau.dk.) •Conference on the Watercraft of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 30 May- I June, at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney. (www. anmm .gov.au/s ite/page.cfm? u= 192 1) •Ninth International Conference of the History of Oceanography, 12-16 July 20 12 in Athens, Greece. Theme is "Oceanography in the Age of G lobalization." (For information, see www.seok. gr or co ntact the local organizer, Dr. George Vlal1akis, at vlal1akis@yahoo.com) •T he War of 1812 Bicentennial Conference Series: Part I , "Origins and the War at Sea," 27-29 September 20 12 in St. John, New Brunswick. H osted by the Gregg Centre for the Study ofWar and Society at the University of New Brunswick, the Canadian-American Studies Program of th e University of Maine, and the New Brunswick M useum to commemorate the bi centennial of the War of 181 2. CALL FOR PAPERS deadline is 1 April 2012. (Email Dr. Marc Milner, Director of the G regg Centre at milner@unb.ca fo r more inform ation)

Sea History 137 - Winter 2011-2012  

10 The War of 1812: Year Three-1814, by William H. White • 18 Measure of the Earth: Navigation, Science, and the War of Jenkins's Ear, by L...

Sea History 137 - Winter 2011-2012  

10 The War of 1812: Year Three-1814, by William H. White • 18 Measure of the Earth: Navigation, Science, and the War of Jenkins's Ear, by L...

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