Archive of Past AHA Annual Meetings

  • 129th Annual Meeting in New York

    <p>The 129th annual meeting was held in the New York Hilton Midtown and New York Sheraton Times Square on January 2 - 5. The theme of the 2015 meeting was "History and the Other Disciplines." The AHA was joined by 87 affiliate organizations, and distinguished scholars spoke at approximately 495 sessions in the course of these four days. Nearly 5,500 scholars attended the meeting.</p><p>Highlights from this meetinging included expanded digital history offerings, such as the workshop on "Getting Started in Digital History," as well as two lightning round sessions. The AHA also doubled the number of poster presentations since the 2014 annual meeting. Participants from the Bridging Cultures project met for the last time at this meeting, as did participants of the Tuning project. The AHA's Career Diversity initiative also hosted several exciting professional development events. These included "Interviewing in the 21st Century," a workshop in which early-career historians and grad students met with a variety of history professionals to get interviewing advice; many of thise were historians working outside the academy. Career Diversity also hosted the Career Fair, which gave graduate students the opportunity to chat with historians working in a variety of different professions.</p><p>Awards and honors were announced Friday, January 2, followed by the plenary session, which covered the recent New York Public Library controversy. 2015 AHA president Jan Goldstein delivered the Presidential Address on Saturday, January 3; it is available for viewing online. The address was titled "Toward an Empirical History of Moral Thinking: The Case of Racial Theory in Mid-Nineteenth-Century France." Goldstein handed the AHA gavel over to 2016 president Vicki Ruiz at the business meeting, held on Sunday, January 5.&nbsp;</p>

  • 128th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

    <p>The 128th annual meeting of the Association will be held January 2-5, 2014, in Washington, DC, at the Marriott Wardman Park, the Omni Shoreham, and the Washington Hilton. Many of the AHA's most distinguished members will be present to deliver papers and more than 1,500 scholars will participate in the four-day meeting. In addition, 52 specialized societies and organizations will meet in conjunction with the AHA. Each society will hold its own sessions, luncheons, or meetings, as well as some joint sessions with the Association. AHA awards and honors will be announced on Thursday, January 2, followed by the plenary session. Kenneth Pomeranz, University of Chicago, will deliver the presidential address on January 3.</p>

  • 127th Annual Meeting in New Orleans

    <p>The 127th annual meeting of the Association will be held January 3-6, 2013, in New Orleans at the New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans. With 272 sessions, the program is one of the largest ever assembled by the Program Committee. The AHA has previously met in New Orleans two times, in 1903 and in 1972. More than 1,500 scholars will participate in AHA sessions, and four dozen specialized societies will meet in conjunction with the AHA. William Cronon (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison) will deliver the presidential address the evening of January 4 during the General Meeting. At the same event, the AHA's book prizes, the Awards for Scholarly Distinction, and other awards will be announced. Many of the profession's most distinguished members will be present to deliver papers and more than 1,500 scholars will participate.</p>

  • 126th Annual Meeting in Chicago

    <p>The 126th annual meeting of the Association will be held January 5-8, 2012, in Chicago at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, the Sheraton Chicago, and the Westin Chicago River North. With 257 sessions, the program for this meeting is one of the largest ever assembled by the Program Committee. It is the AHA's 19th annual meeting in Chicago, the first having been held in 1893. Many of the profession's most distinguished members will be present to deliver papers and more than 1,500 scholars will participate. In addition, more than four dozen specialized affiliated societies will meet in conjunction with the AHA.</p>

  • 125th Annual Meeting in Boston

    <p>The 2011 annual meeting was held January 6-9, 2011 in Boston with events scheduled in the John B. Hynes Memorial Veterans Convention Center, the Boston Marriott Copley Place (headquarters), and the Westin Copley Place Boston. Additional guestrooms and suites will be available at the Sheraton Boston (co-headquarters) and the Boston Park Plaza. The meeting hotels are located in Boston's Back Bay area, connected by climate-controlled walkways and two shopping malls, The Shops at Prudential Center and Copley Place Shopping Galleries, with more than 200 stores and restaurants.</p>

  • 124th Annual Meeting in San Diego

    <p>The 2010 annual meeting will be held January 7-10, 2010, in San Diego with events scheduled in the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego (headquarters) and San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina (co-headquarters). The meeting hotels are located on San Diego Bay adjacent to the Gaslamp Quarter.</p>

  • 123rd Annual Meeting in New York

    <p>The 2009 annual meeting will be held January 2-5, 2009, in New York City with events scheduled in the Hilton New York (headquarters) and Sheraton New York (co-headquarters).</p>

  • 122nd Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

    <p>The 122nd annual meeting of the Association will be held January 3-6, 2008, in Washington, DC, at the Marriott Wardman Park, the Omni Shoreham, and the Hilton Washington.</p>

  • 121st Annual Meeting in Atlanta

    <p>The 2007 annual meeting will be held January 4-7, 2007, in downtown Atlanta with events scheduled in the Hilton Atlanta (headquarters), Atlanta Marriott Marquis (co-headquarters), the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, and the Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta.</p>

  • 120th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

    <p>The 2006 annual meeting will be held January 5-8, 2006 in downtown Philadelphia with events scheduled at the Philadelphia Marriott (headquarters), Loews Philadelphia (co-headquarters), and Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown hotels.</p>

  • 119th Annual Meeting

    <p>The Association's 119th annual meeting will be held in Seattle on January 6-9, 2005, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center, the Sheraton Seattle, and the Westin Seattle.</p>