OAH22 In-person Sessions

Please click through the in-person session titles to view abstracts and presenter information.

Schedules are subject to change.

Time

Session

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
These Stories Should Be Told: Public Historians, Gender, and Military History
Tags: Gender, Military, Public History and Memory, 20th Century
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Centering Exclusion: U.S. History to/since 1882?
Tags: Business and Economy, Legal and Constitutional, Race, Survey
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Globalization of US Engineering Expertise, 1880–1960
Tags: Environment, Nationalism and Transnationalism, Science and Technology, 20th Century
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Retracing "The Oregon Trail"
Tags: Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Popular Culture, West, 20th Century
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
World Visions: Contesting and Revising the Global after World War II
Tags: African American, International Relations, Social and Cultural, 20th Century
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Boarding School Histories are American Educational History
Tags: Education, Gender, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Survey
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Talking City: Labor, Landscapes, and Gender in Industrializing Lowell, Massachusetts
Tags: Environment, Gender, Public History and Memory, 19th Century
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Emerging Scholarship on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Tags: Gilded Age & Progressive Era, 19th Century

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Hemispheric Perspectives on U.S. Abolition
Tags: Antebellum, Nationalism and Transnationalism, Slavery, 19th Century
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Historicizing COVID-19 in Navajo Nation
Tags: Medical History, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Social Welfare and Public Health, 20th Century
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Rethinking Sexual Violence in the Late-Twentieth-Century United States
Tags: Crime and Violence, Gender and Sexuality, Race, 20th Century
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
American Woman Suffrage: Transnational Perspectives
Tags: International Relations, Nationalism and Transnationalism, Women's History, 20th Century
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Legacies of USIA Moving Images Through International Lenses
Tags: Film, Media and Communications, Nationalism and Transnationalism, 20th Century
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Gender and Indigeneity in North American Borderlands History, 1760–1900
Tags: Borderlands, Gender, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 19th Century
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Black Businesses in the Post-1960s: Racial Politics of American Business History
Tags: African American, Business and Economy, Race, 20th Century

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Tribal Nations and Municipalities: Centuries of Conflict over Sovereignty
Tags: Legal and Constitutional, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Urban and Suburban, Survey
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Migrant Physicians and the American Cold War Mission, 1950–1975
Tags: Immigration and Internal Migration, Science, Medicine, and Public Health, 20th Century
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Women and Police Power from Segregation to Gentrification
Tags: African American, Crime and Violence, Gender and Sexuality, 20th Century
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
For Your Eyes Only: Notions of Privacy, the Home, and Sexuality in the 20th Century
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Sexuality, 20th Century
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
IEHS Roundtable: New Directions in African American, African Diasporic, and Immigration History
Tags: African American, Immigration and Internal Migration, Race, Survey
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Labor Struggles in the 1950s U.S. Industrial Metropolis
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Sexuality, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Settler Colonial Entanglements
Tags: Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Politics, Theory and Methodology, Survey
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Revisiting Queer Geographies
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, Latino/a, LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Local and Community History, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Postwar, Social and Cultural, Early America
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Aesthetics, Research, and Analysis in the History of Education
Tags: Education, Theory and Methodology, 20th Century

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Time

Session

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Behind the Scenes: Broadening Histories of Women's Work in the American Film Industry
Tags: Film, Media and Communications, Women's History, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
New Histories of LGBTQ Space and Place
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Producing Intimate Labors: Domesticity, Inequality, and Racial Capitalism
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Social and Cultural, Women's History, Survey
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The New Native Reconstruction
Tags: Civil War and Reconstruction, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, West, 19th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Black Women’s Radical Politics, Third World Solidarity, and the Remaking of U.S. Democracy during the Mid-Twentieth Century
Tags: African American, Nationalism and Transnationalism, Women's History, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Motherwork in Times of Crises: From the Home to the Streets, 1960s to the Present
Tags: LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Race, Women's History, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Competing Commemorations: The Uses and Abuses of Civil War Memory at Home and Abroad
Tags: Civil War and Reconstruction, Gender, Public History and Memory, 19th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Histories and Futures of Indigenous Religions in the United States
Tags: Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Religion, Survey
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Activism, Advertising, and Affiliation in Print Cultures
Tags: African American, Business and Economy, Consumerism and Consumption, Intellectual, Material Culture and Architecture, Media and Communications, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Print Culture, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Native Lands, Dispossession, and the Construction of Settler State(s)
Tags: Civil War and Reconstruction, Family, Legal and Constitutional, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, West, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Oral History in the Public-Facing Humanities: Challenges and Opportunities
Tags: LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Public History and Memory, Race, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Gender and Rurality
Tags: Agricultural and Rural, Gender, Labor and Working-Class, Women's History, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Queer/ing Oral History: Geographic Reorientations and Community Narratives
Tags: Latino/a, LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, South, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Teaching LGBTQ History at the Intersections
Tags: LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Sexuality, Teaching and Pedagogy, Survey
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Issues Affecting the Profession
Tags: Professional Development

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Promise and Pitfalls of Digital Legal History for Americanists
Tags: Digital History, Legal and Constitutional, Race, 19th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Genealogical Traces: Settler and Colonial Legacies on Immigration Restriction and U.S. Citizenship
Tags: Immigration and Internal Migration, Legal and Constitutional, Race, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Transnational Histories of U.S. Education: Global Power, Networks, and Ideas
Tags: Education, Immigration and Internal Migration, International Relations, Survey
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Black Remembrance and the Remembrance of the Black Experience in America
Tags: African American, Public History and Memory, Social and Cultural, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Encountering Patriarchy in the Heartland: Indigenous Women's Strategies
Tags: Borderlands, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Women's History, 19th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Empire, War, and Militarism in U.S. Migration History
Tags: Immigration and Internal Migration, Military, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Non-Native in Native Country: Fugitive Slaves Ethnic Mexicans French Fur Traders and Latter-day Saints in the Heart of the Continent in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Tags: African American, Borderlands, Ethnicity, Latino/a, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Slavery, West, Survey
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Extractive Economies as Imperial Projects
Tags: Environment, Museums, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Public History and Memory, Science, Medicine, and Public Health, Theory and Methodology, Urban and Suburban, 19th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Indigenous Leadership and Sovereignty
Tags: Colonial/Revolutionary, Gender, Intellectual, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Politics, Public History and Memory, Race, Survey
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Indigenous Education in an Age of Empire
Tags: Education, Gender, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Organizing Public Workers on University Campuses
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Politics, Social and Cultural, 21st Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
State of the Field: “Citizenship”
Tags: Immigration and Internal Migration, Legal and Constitutional, Survey

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Indigeneity, Disability, and History: Scholar-Activist Collaborations about Indigenous/American Pasts and Futures
Tags: Disability Studies, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Social and Cultural, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
New Directions in the History of Historic Preservation
Tags: Material Culture and Architecture, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Public History and Memory, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
White Northern Soldiers and the Sabotage of the Black Freedom Struggle in the Civil War Era
Tags: African American, Civil War and Reconstruction, Race, 19th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Policing Urban Unrest: Imposing Order in American Cities
Tags: Crime and Violence, Race, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Governing Through Risk: Histories of Insurance and Power
Tags: African American, Business and Economy, Politics, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Ripple Effect: The Positive Outcomes of an OAH/NPS Project on African American History North of Boston
Tags: African American, National Park Service, Public History and Memory, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Fighting Over a Shrinking Pie: School Finance, Citizenship, and Austerity Politics
Tags: Education, Politics, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Exploring New Directions in Latinx History: Music Cultures
Tags: Ethnicity, Latino/a, Music, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
State Violence, Detention, and Separation in America’s Past and Present
Tags: Asian American, Latino/a, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Narration, Commemoration, Public Memory, and Difficult Histories
Tags: Animal Studies, Museums, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Public History and Memory, Slavery, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Podcasting as Publicity, Pedagogy, and Publishing
Tags: Digital History, Public History and Memory, Teaching and Pedagogy
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Roundtable on the Life and Career of Charles Capper, 1944-2021
Tags: Biography/Memoir, Gender and Sexuality, Intellectual, Social and Cultural, Teaching and Pedagogy, Survey

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Time

Session

8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Expanding Student Access to Historical Knowledge Using Digital Technologies
Tags: Digital History, Teaching and Pedagogy, Survey
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
The Lives of the Dead in the Shadow of American Slavery
Tags: African American, Slavery, 19th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Writing about Disturbing Content
Tags: Theory and Methodology, 20th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Making and Policing Masculinity in Public Space
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, Social and Cultural, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Communities and Collections: Four Perspectives on Institutional Collaborations with Indigenous Communities
Tags: Archives and Bibliography, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Public History and Memory, Survey
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Sovereignty, Transformation, and Persistence in Indigenous Connecticut, 1600-1850
Tags: Local and Community History, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Religion, Early America
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Gendered Objects: Identity, Agency, and Activism through Material Culture
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, Material Culture and Architecture, Women's History, 20th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Pandemics and Racial Politics in Indian Country
Tags: Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Activating Architecture in United States History
Tags: Material Culture and Architecture, Public History and Memory, Theory and Methodology, Survey
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Bodies in Diaspora and Empire: Anti-Asian Violence, Colonial Costuming, and Disability
Tags: Disability Studies, Gender, Immigration and Internal Migration, 20th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
California and the 1977 National Women’s Conference: Indigeneity, Race, and Sexuality
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Race, 20th Century
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Refugee Workers: Global South Migrations and Labor in the 1970s and 1980s
Tags: Immigration and Internal Migration, Labor and Working-Class, Postwar, 20th Century

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
State of the Field: The 1960s U.S. Left
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Politics, Race, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Colonial Violence and Indigenous Women's Activism
Tags: Crime and Violence, Gender and Sexuality, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Indigenous Peoples and the Underground Railroad
Tags: African American, Antebellum, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 19th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Social Protest Photography, Public History and Racial Justice: From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter
Tags: African American, Public History and Memory, Visual and Performing Arts, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
New Approaches to the History of U.S. Monetary Institutions, Instruments, and Practices (17th‒19th Centuries)
Tags: Antebellum, Business and Economy, Civil War and Reconstruction, Early America
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Visualizing Race, Gender, and Colonialism in North American Photography
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, Nationalism and Transnationalism, Race, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Recovering Marginalized Sounds in 20th Century American Popular Music
Tags: African American, Media and Communications, Music, Politics, Popular Culture, Race, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Strategies for Including Indigenous Women's Voices in the history of United States Empire, 1898-2004
Tags: Nationalism and Transnationalism, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Women's History
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Adolescence to Grad School: How Primary Sources are Used in Teaching and Learning from Grade 8 to University
Tags: Education, Professional Development, Teaching and Pedagogy, Survey
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
"Historic" Independence Day and the Looming Sesquicentennia
Tags: Colonial/Revolutionary, Public History and Memory, Early America

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Disrupted Centennial: Continuing Conversations about Women’s Voting Rights after 2020
Tags: Public History and Memory, Race, Women's History, 20th Century
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
The Influenza Epidemic of 1918‒1919
Tags: Medical History, 20th Century
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Writing for Made by History
Tags: Professional Development
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Teaching History with Virtual Reality
Tags: Digital History, Public History and Memory, Early America

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Scholarly Work and the Work of Scholarship in an Age of Contingency
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Professional Development, Survey

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Self-Evident Media: The Power of Multimedia Storytelling
Tags: African American, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Race, 19th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Latinx Essential Workers: Postwar to the Present
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Latino/a, Urban and Suburban, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Building the Modern Multiversity
Tags: Education, Media and Communications, Politics, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Conflict and Collaboration in the Struggle Against Sex Discrimination in Education: Title IX Turns 50
Tags: Education, Legal and Constitutional, Women's History, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Transnational/Trans-Pacific Indigeneity and the Challenges of Island Studies
Tags: Nationalism and Transnationalism, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Theory and Methodology, Survey
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Teaching Ingenuity: Indigenous Repurposing of Concepts in American Education
Tags: Education, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Teaching and Pedagogy, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Big 1862: A Two-Part OAH Roundtable (Part 1)
Tags: Civil War and Reconstruction, Race, West, 19th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Native American Workers in American History: The State of the Field
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Voices of Freedom: Oral History and Black Freedom Struggle
Tags: African American, Politics, Race, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
American Military History
Tags: Asian American, Military, Politics, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
​America's Childcare Crisis
Tags: Family, Labor and Working-Class, Politics, 20th Century
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
LGBTQ Studies and the History of Early America
Tags: Colonial/Revolutionary, LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Sexuality, Early America

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Confronting Columbus and Inequality: A Conversation About Historic Memory and Memorialization
Tags: Ethnicity, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Public History and Memory, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Life, Land, and Labor in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Hawaiʻi
Tags: Environment, Labor and Working-Class, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bass Cultures: Music and Transnational History from Below
Tags: Music, Nationalism and Transnationalism, Social and Cultural, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bodies on Display: Gender and Sexuality in 1970s‒1980s Athletics, Politics, and Entertainment
Tags: Gender and Sexuality, Social and Cultural, Women's History, 20th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
"Use and Abuse of Colonized Bodies": An Interdisciplinary Examination
Tags: Medical History, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Science, Medicine, and Public Health, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Big 1862: A Two-Part OAH Roundtable (Part 2)
Tags: Civil War and Reconstruction, Race, West, 19th Century
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Researching Television History
Tags: Media and Communications
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Teaching in Precarity: Non-Tenure Track Faculty as Pedagogues
Tags: General/Survey, Professional Development, Teaching and Pedagogy
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The 1776 Problem in U.S. History
Tags: Nationalism and Transnationalism, Politics, Public History and Memory, Survey
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Words and Deeds:  Rhetoric and Violence in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Tags: African American, Gilded Age & Progressive Era, Race, 19th Century

5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

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