Speed: Hydroplane Racing on the Connecticut River, 1900-1940

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Speed: Hydroplane Racing on the Connecticut River, covers the era of speed racing on the Connecticut River during the first forty years of the Twentieth Century, before America's entry into World War II. Technological innovation, hydroplane design and manufacture, women racers in a male-dominated sport, and all of the people involved in this sport; sponsors,…

Appalling Ocean, Verdant Land: America and the Sea (ASANOR Conference 2022, Bodø, Norway)

Scandic Havet Bodø Bodø

The 2022 conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) will be held at Nord University from September 29 to October 1. We welcome papers from a wide range of fields, including literature, history, political science, linguistics, and cultural studies, that explore the role of the sea in the American experience. From the Puritan…

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show in Georgetown, South Carolina 15-16 October 2022

South Carolina Maritime Museum 729 Front Street, Georgetown, SC

Please join us on October 15 and 16, 2022 for the 33rd Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show! The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show – always held on the third weekend in October – features one of the Southeast’s best wooden boat exhibits with more than 100 classic wooden boats displayed on land and water, boatbuilding, a…