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Meetings & Events



schedule may be subject to change

8am--9:30am 10am--11:30am 1pm--2:30pm 3pm--4:30 pm
4:45 pm--5:45 pm
OAH Awards Ceremony
Plenary: 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Confederate Monuments: What to Do?

"What Did I Miss?": Historians Discuss "Hamilton"

Revising History: Writing and Publishing Scholarship outside Academia

Teaching the Environment and Medicine in the U.S. History Survey

Scholars as Instructors: The Impact of Research Agendas on the Teaching of the American Revolution

Levels of Collaboration: Presenting University Research through Public and Private Institutions

Sexuality and Oral History: The Challenges of Public and Private Knowledge

Undermining "Student Success?": How U.S. History Surveys Landed on the Chancellor's Shortlist for "Low-Success" Courses and What 30 CSU Historians Did About It

Forms of History and Anthropology in the Study of Chicago’s Ethnic Neighborhoods

Soap, Silver, and Song: Experiential History in Research and Teaching

Democratizing the American History Textbook: Mass Collaboration and The American Yawp

Making Race in the American West

21st-Century Westerns: Old and New Forms of Imagining History

Latina/o Religious Politics in the 1970s: Suffering, Hope, and Activism

Why Puerto Rico Matters to Historians of the United States

Recovering Chicana/o Movement Oral Histories

Don't Blame Us... Again: Historical Perspectives on the Democratic Party and the Rise of Trump

Academic Unions and Historians in an Age of Political Realignment


Radicalism on the Right: Ultraconservative Activism in the Twentieth Century

Life after the White House

Different Eras, Same Challenges? Black Mayors During Reconstruction and Civil Rights

From Ancestry to History: Understanding Descendant Communities

"Stop, Look, and Listen: Sound and Film Conservancy and African American History

Fathers and Slaves: Social Experiences, Constitutional Conflicts, and Religious Legacies of Slavery in American Life

Telling Black Stories with White Sources

The Emotions of Migration

When All that is Left is Words: The Writing Sensibilities of Civil War Soldiers

Intervention and Recovery: Assembling Black Archives in the United States

The Roots and Resistance of Contingent Faculty Labor in California

Writing Race, Gender, and Education: Digital Book and Video Projects

Building and Rebuilding Sports: Institutions, Individuals, and American Athletics in the Early 20th Century

Re-Forming Narratives of the “Other California”: Race, Labor, and Civil Rights in California’s Central Valley

Television as a Primary Source

On Whose Terms? Women Workers, Labor Rights and Late 20th Century Capitalism

Beyond the Monograph, Beyond the Margins: The Challenge of Interpretative and Inclusive Histories

Creating History Exhibitions at National Museum of African American History and Culture

On the Capitalist Periphery in the 1970s: Dependency, Underdevelopment, and the ‘New Economic Sense’ of Neoliberalism

Forms of Freedom-Tracing the Political Costs of Freedom-Making in Bondage

Maternal Health, Fetal Health and U.S. Law, 1970-1990

New Work on Early Abolitionism: A Roundtable

Belonging and Structures of Contingency: What Scholarship Offers Contemporary Activists

Romance, Reverends, and Renegades: Scandal as Gilded Age History

The Making of the Global South in the U.S. Gilded Age and Progressive Era Imaginary

Subverting Authority: The Pentecostal Women Who Built Their Movements

Teaching Historical Literacy in the Digital Age

Medical Science and Radical Moralities in the Early United States

Historical Research in the National Parks: Resources and Opportunities

Consequences of Digital Technologies for History: A Roundtable Discussion on the Digital Future of the Historian’s Craft

State of the Field: Chicana/o Movement History

Reinterpreting the American State: Digital History's Intervention

Intersections Digital and Public: Emerging Perspectives on Digital Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Audience Engagement


State of the Field--American Indian History


Histories of Forms and Forms of History

California Indian History

State of the Field: Abolition and Emancipation

Negotiating Americanization: Gender, race, and Indigenous citizenship in the early 20th century

Reconsidering Residential Segregation in the South through School Site Selection, Class, and a Transatlantic Exchange of Ideas

Catholics and the Urban Crisis: Religion, Politics, and Race in Northern Cities

Can You Tell Me Everything You Know About My Topic?

History and Historians in the Public Sphere

Arming Citizens: Public Historians and Civic Engagement

Valued Properties: Color-Consciousness in Mid-20th Century Urban Planning and Policy

Transpacific Circulations of Japanese People and Foods


Double-Edged Ethnicity: Asian/Americans in the Twentieth Century

“Where Are the Fun Girls?” Women’s History in the Public Realm

Contested Territory: Dien Bien Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam

Women Inventing Alternatives