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,…

Boating History Seminars at Classic Boat Festival, St. Michaels, MD June 17 & 18

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD

Join us for two days of boating history seminars at the Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD.  The festival features expert speakers from around the region, including special sessions on the 1955 Wreck of the Passenger Schooner Levin Marvel (sister ship of Victory Chimes); the…


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…