Upcoming Sessions of Interest at the American Historical Association Convention





1-2-12

Thursday, January 5

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Session #10: Reshaping History: The Intersection of Radical and Women's History (Marriott Los Angeles Room)

Session #17: Roundtable: John McCormick's Machiavellian Democracy (Marriott Addison Room)

Session #31: U.S. State Archives and Government Information Secrecy: Access and Historical Research (Marriott Clark Room)

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Plenary Session: How to Write a History of Information: A Session in Honor of Peter Burke (Sheraton Ballroom V)

Friday, January 6

9:30 am to 11:30 am

Session #34: Interviewing in the Job Market in the Twenty-First Century (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom VIII)

Session #35: Did We Go Wrong? The Past and Prospects of the History Profession (Sheraton Ballroom V)

Session #36: Digital Humanities: A Hands-On Workshop (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom IX)

Session #37: The Texas Social Studies Standards Experience: What Can We Learn? (Sheraton Ballroom III)

Session #38: Fukushima: An International Perspective on Nuclear Accidents (Sheraton Ontario Room)

Current Events in Historical Perspective, Part I: Global Strategy and Politics (Sheraton Parlor E)

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Jobs for Historians: Approaching the Crisis from the Demand Side (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom VI)

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Session #67 The Future is Here: Pioneers Discuss the Future of Digital Humanities (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom X)

8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Opening of the 126th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom VI)

Saturday, January 7

9:00 am to 11:00 am

Session #101-A: Historians and the Obama Narrative (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom VII)

Session #102: The Department Chair as Negotiator: Challenges Faced by the History Department Chairs in These Perilous, Budget-Cutting Times (Marriott Addison Room)

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Session #134: Radical Enlightenment: A Session in Honor of Margaret Jacob (Sheraton Ballroom V)

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Session #165: Thinking the Twentieth Century: In Memory of Tony Judt (Sheraton Ballroom V)

Session #168: Teaching History in a Digital Age (Sheraton Ballroom IV)

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

George C. Marshall Lecture on Military History (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom VIII)

Sunday, January 8

8:30 am to 10:30 am

Session #198: James M. McPherson: A Life in American History (Sheraton Ballroom V)

Session #199: Popular Protests in Global Perspective (Sheraton Michigan Room B)

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Whither the Future of the History Textbook (Sheraton Chicago Ballroom VI)


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