Annual Conference: May 15-18, 2013
Alpena, Michigan – NOAA’s Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
The North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH) will hold its conference and annual meeting in Alpena, Michigan from Wednesday, May 15, through Sunday, May 19, 2013. The main conference venue will be NOAA’s Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, headquarters of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which is serving as the host institution. The conference hotel is the nearby Holiday Inn of Alpena. Optional events and trips in conjunction with the conference will include a glass bottom boat trip to view Thunder Bay shipwrecks, area lighthouse tours, and a trip to Mackinaw Island.
Please visit www.thunderbay.noaa.gov for more information on Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. For more information on the area, visit the Alpena Chamber of Commerce at: www.alpenacvb.com
The conference will consist of sessions that focus on maritime topics. “Maritime” is broadly construed to include all waterways and the societies which border them; waterborne commerce and transportation; fisheries; marine sciences; exploration; nautical archaeology; and military and naval conflicts worldwide. Papers focusing on the Great Lakes region are particularly welcome. NASOH encourages all interested in these topics to share their research at this conference.
2013 Conference Program
Click here for the 2013 Call for Papers: Maritime Boarderlands and Cultural Landscapes
If you would like to carpool to Alpena from various airports or areas, please use the NASOH Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/195545897232977/?fref=ts . You might also use it for finding someone who wants to share a hotel room.