2023 Virtual Conference Series on American History

The 2023 OAH Virtual Conference Series on American History invites those interested in American history to register to access recorded sessions and new live content every Thursday between April 13 and May 4. The conference includes four pre-circulated sessions, eight live sessions, and access to twenty recorded sessions from the in-person conference. Pre-circulated sessions allow attendees to watch the presentations at their leisure before the conference and then join participants in discussion during the live event. All sessions will be recorded and made available following, ensuring that you never miss a session.

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Access to the Virtual Conference Series will be available to all registered attendees.


Recorded Sessions

Recorded sessions may be viewed at anytime after April 13


Live Sessions: available every Thursday, April 13-May 4, 2023

Time

Session

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Today’s Class: Paris Is Burning; or Teaching LGBTQ History in High School
Tags: LGBTQ History and Queer Studies, Sexuality, Teaching and Pedagogy, Survey
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Confronting the Pandemic Crisis & Renewing History Pedagogy Along the Way
Tags: Oral History, Public History and Memory, Teaching and Pedagogy, 21st Century
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Disrupting Transpacific Infrastructures: Mobility, Intimacy, and Empire
Tags: Asian American, Race, Science and Technology, 20th Century

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Transpacific Migration and Intermediary Brokers: The Case of Chinese Migration, 1882-1971
Tags: Asian American, Ethnicity, Immigration and Internal Migration, 20th Century
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teaching Reconstruction in a New Age of Democratic Crisis
Tags: Civil War and Reconstruction, Politics, Teaching and Pedagogy, 19th Century

Time

Session

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Five Chinatowns of Los Angeles
Tags: Asian American, Local and Community History, Oral History, 20th Century

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Confronting Crises with Vicki L. Ruiz: The Future of Latina History in Uncertain Times
Tags: Latino/a, Public History and Memory, Women's History, 20th Century
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Homestead Act in Indian Country: Reconciling Land Loss and Tribal Sovereignty
Tags: Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, Race, West, 19th Century

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Re-centering Los Angeles’s Beach Histories from the Jim Crow era to Contemporary Beach Reparations
Tags: African American, Latino/a, Local and Community History, 20th Century
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Time

Session

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wounded Knee ’73 at 50 
Tags: Film, Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples, 20th Century

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
New American Religions and Social Change in the Long Nineteenth Century
Tags: Race, Religion, Social and Cultural, 19th Century
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Slave Stampedes on the Missouri Borderlands
Tags: Digital History, National Park Service, Slavery, 19th Century

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Finding a Place for Black History at the National Museum of American History
Tags: African American, Museums, Public History and Memory, 21st Century
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
A Woman Built This: Place-Based Evidence of Female Crisis Management
Tags: Local and Community History, Public History and Memory, Women's History, 19th Century

Time

Session

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Curriculums for Liberation: Chicago and Black Education in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Tags: African American, Archives and Bibliography, Education, 20th Century

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Demanding Justice: A History of Domestic Workers
Tags: Labor and Working-Class, Women's History, 20th Century
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Center vs. Periphery: Reexamining the History of the American Right
Tags: Intellectual, Politics, Social and Cultural, 20th Century

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Perspectives on the Archival Recovery of Black Women's History
Tags: African American, Gender and Sexuality, Women's History, 20th Century