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2015 OAH Annual Meeting

Many thanks to our sponsors, exhibitors, attendees, and friends who made the 2015 OAH Annual Meeting in St. Louis a success.

Read History News Network’s coverage of the 2015 St. Louis meeting
Watch HNN interviews with OAH members
Watch Patty Limerick's Presidential Address
See Day 1Day 2, and Day 3 photos from the conference
Read tweets from the Annual Meeting here

History News Network's Rick Shenkman provides comprehensive coverage of the action on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during the 2015 Annual Meeting in St. Louis.

A number of OAH members talked with History News Network's Rick Shenkman during our 2015 Annual Meeting in St. Louis.

Nearly 1,500 members, sponsors, exhibitors, and friends of OAH were in St. Louis for the four-day 2015 meeting, which included three plenary sessions and film screenings, five luncheons and poster presentations, six breakfasts and workshops, ten receptions and networking events, over 50 vendor booths, and more than 100 educational sessions, workshops, roundtables, and state-of-the-field sessions.

Localizing American history

A number of sessions and tours focusing on St. Louis were included in the program.

Business meeting and awards ceremony

During its business meeting, OAH members proposed petitioning the Washington Redskins football organization to change its name. Introduced by Lee Formwalt, OAH's former executive director, and signed by 24 OAH members, OAH will add its voice to those calling for the Redskins to something that is not based on skin color and ethnicity. In other business news:

Educational sessions and networking

Top scholars and historians from around the world attended the 2015 OAH Annual Meeting. Sessions featured the latest news and developments in historical research, showcased emerging technologies and innovations in teaching, and offered related best practices.

For information about special sessions, explore these links:

State of the Field Sessions Public History  Teaching Professional Development Community College
LGBTQ Gilded Age & Progressive Era Women ALANA Foreign Relations
Digital Humanities Western History Native American Urban History Labor