History Camp 2015 - Boston - March 28
Draft schedule last updated at 1 am on March 28

Entry level: Atrium

Lower level: Room 1

Upper level: Room 2
(Lincoln Room)

Upper level: Room 3
(Board Room)

Medium roll screen (Lee) -- Projector (Lee/Glenn)

Large screen -- Projector (Lee)

Medium screen/whiteboard -- Projector (Lee/MHS)

10:15 - 11:00 am

"Roman Legionary" (Andy Volpe)

“How Would-Be Assassin Samuel Dyer
Nearly Triggered the Revolutionary War"
(J. L. Bell)

"Risky Business: Living History Events
in Traditional Museums" (Elizabeth
Sulock and Kirsten Hammerstrom)

11:00 - 11:45 am

"Were the Early Suffragists Racist? A Look
Into The Early Movement Prior to the
Emancipation Proclamation" (Colleen Janz)

“The 1775 Dysentery Epidemic, Looking at "In Defense of Material Culture"
the Little Picture” (Judy Cataldo)
R. Bauer)

11:45- 12:30 pm

"Saving the Reality: A Local Museum's
"John Trumbull's Portraiture in an Iconic
"Living History: Historic House
Mission to Preserve One of the World's Most Historical Painting of the Revolutionary Era" Museums and the Classroom Teacher:
Significant WWII Collections" (Travis Roland) (Sam Forman)
The Age of Medicine and Midwifery"
(Patricia Violette)

Seats 100
Very large screen. May be difficult to see projected images
during the day.

8:00 - 9:00 am


9:00 - 10:00 am

Around the room introductions

12:30 - 1:15 pm



1:15 - 2:00 pm

"This Side of Paradise: The Tragedy and
Triumph of a Small Town in MetroWest"
(Peter Golden)

“The Salem Witch Trials: The Accused,
Their Accusers, and the American
Experience" (Marilynne Roach and
Emerson “Tad” Baker)

"Making History Comics" (Jason

2:00 - 2:45 pm

"Researching the Old Homesteads of
Marlborough" (Chandra Lothian)

Panel: "Sharing Your Passion for History:
Blogs, Podcasts, Books, and More" (Liz
Covart and others)

"Digital Humanities/Tools for Teachers
of American History: Using Primary
Sources (U.S. History to 1865, part
one)" (Sara Hamlen)

2:45 - 3:30 pm

"A History of the Boston Post
"Soldiers in Our Homes: The French and
Road—America’s First Information Highway” Indian War & Quartering in Albany, New
(Henry Lukas) [P]
York, 1756-1763" (Elizabeth M. Covart,

“Decoding and Applying Common Core
for Public Historians: Close Reading
19th Century Sources" (Mark Gardner)

3:30 - 4:15 pm

"Pushing the Envelope: A brief history of the
U.S. Postal system by viewing postage
stamps" (Henry Lukas) [P]

Roundtable "Maybe we should stop
calling it 'History:' A Discussion on
Making History Relevant for Today"
(Neil Licht and others)

4:15 - 5:00 pm

“The Swastika, the Spy, and the Black Sun: Panel: "Don't let History Get STEAMrolled: Roundtable: "Ideas for Programming,
One Historian's Quest into the Murky Depths Practical approaches to getting kids
Outreach, and Operations of Smaller
of Post-WWII Fascism" (Sam Clark)
engaged with history"
History Organizations: What worked
what didn't, and what we learned from
it" (Annie Murphy and others)

5:00 - 5:45 pm

Feedback and lessons learned

5:45 - 6:00 pm

Pick up and walk out the door no later than 6 pm

"Prince Demah, Portrait Painter" (Paula