Friday Sessions

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
Projecting Freedom: The Contestation of “Economic Freedom” at Home and Abroad Working with Unconventional Archives The Golden Age of American Capitalism? Perspectives on the Postwar Era Rethinking Hard Money in the Age of Bitcoin
Slavery and the City Environmental Histories of non-Green Topics Stadium Wars: Sports Venue Construction, Urban Politics, and Social Change in the 1960s and 1970s The Work of Freedom: Disability, Care, and Organizing around Health and Safety in the Postwar United States
Benjamin Franklin's Freedoms Education and the Margins of Freedom: Schooling and Social Change from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Movement and Beyond Southern Black Schooling and the Struggle for Freedom During the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Looking Outside the Nation: The Exercise of U.S. Migration Policy and Law Abroad
Visual Liberty: African-American Image-Makers and Black Subjectivity in the Antebellum and Civil War North FILM SCREENING: Confounding Father: A Contrarian Look at the U.S. Constitution Negotiating Freedom, Slavery, and Womanhood in Popular Print FILM SCREENING: American Feud: A History of Conservatives and Liberals
Seaborne Sovereignties: Contested Freedoms, Commercial Conflicts, and Cultural Connections Across the Greater Pacific World Laboring for Freedom: African American Women Workers in Public Places and Domestic Spaces Mobility and Motility in the U.S. Empire The Liberatory Praxis of Chicana Feminisms: Reflections on Deena González’s 1991 “Ovarium”
The New History of the Family in Early America The Power of Petite Nations: Small Indian Polities and Grand Narratives of American History Removing and Remaining in an “Empire of Liberty”: American Indian and African American Mobility in the pre-Civil War United States Rethinking Early America
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Philadelphia's Queer Past Historical Perspectives on Queer Youth, Sexuality and Cross-Age Relationships Gender, Race, and the Historical Imagination in the 2016 Presidential Election 40 Years of LGBTQ History: The Routledge History of Queer America
Rethinking 1924-1965 in U.S. Immigration History for Today’s World From Belle Moskowitz to Nancy Pelosi: A Roundtable on Women Wielding Political Power Lightning Rounds | Engaging with Military History Lightning Rounds | America in the Trans-Pacific World: Political, Economic, and Cultural Encounters
U.S. History after the Emotional Turn Considering Synthesis and Narrative: Jill Lepore's These Truths: A History of the United States From Submission to Publication: Journal of American History, The American Historian, and Process Community and Coalition in the Long Civil Rights Movement

Right in Front of Us: “Hidden” History and the National Park Service

The Nineteenth Amendment Turns One Hundred: Its Impact and Legacy

Women and Religion in Early America: Freedom, Bound

Teaching Peace in Contemporary Classrooms: A Roundtable with Textbook and Teaching Authors

Reconstructing Culture: Objects, Images, and Texts in the Work of Slave Emancipation

Slavery, Freedom, Memory, and the University

Roundtable: Collaborations and Contestations: At Intersection of Early American and Public History

Rural Resistance: Gender, Power and Survival in the American South, 1940─1975

Holy Grounds: Religion and the meaning of the American Founding in the Civil War Era

Manifesting Freedom: Black Athletes and Dancers Engage Race, Gender, and American Identity

Histories of the American School from Below

Making Neoliberalism Bipartisan: Bridging Red and Blue in the Late Twentieth Century

Social Movements and the American Welfare State

Racial Capitalism and the Futures of Black Radicalism

Welfare or Reform? Antinomy and Hypocrisy in Modern Social Policy

Kidnapping, Capital, and Slavery: Rethinking the North in the Civil War Era

The Work of “Unfreedom”: Re-examining Women and the Carceral State in 19th Century America

Freedom of Movement in the Slavery Era: Defining, Regulating, and Limiting the Movement of Migrants and Sailors in the 19th Century

Freedom in America: A View From Outside

Revisiting the Black Lives Activism of 75 Years Ago: War, Policing, Health and Housing in the Civil Rights 1940s

Applying for Jobs at Teaching Institutions, or, So What Else Can You Teach?

Black and Brown Spaces of Liberation in Postwar Cities: A State-of-the-Field

State of the Field: Ableism and Disability

State of the Field: Early America in Broad Perspective

Constrained Freedoms: Women and Minority Entrepreneurs in Food Service, 1870-Present

Natural Disasters, Cosmic Signs, and Slave Revolts in the US and Greater Caribbean

Inclusions and Exclusions: Race, Region and Women's Enfranchisement National Collaborative for Women's Historic Sites

Women Claiming Freedom: Slavery, Race, and Resistance Across the Americas

The Aesthetics of 1968: Space-Age, Iconoclastic, Brutal

Philadelphia Past/Present: Public History and Contemporary Relevance

Rethinking Black Health Activism

Freedoms Born From War

  Sexual Politics in the Reagan Era Marginalized Veterans and Liberation in the "American Century"