Corrections to the 2012 Program
Please note the following corrections to the print version of the Annual Meeting Program, which are listed in session order. Click the hyperlinks for additional details.
In the public transit directions from O'Hare and Midway airports on p. 5, directions are given from Chicago Transit Authority stops to the Sheraton Chicago. Please note the following corrected directions: when walking north on Michigan Avenue, do not cross the Chicago River, as Wacker Drive is on the south side of the river, so turn right on Wacker before crossing the river. As you proceed, you will cross the river when you turn on Columbus.
Jeff Nichols' (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago) last name was misspelled in the Program. He is co-leader of Local Arrangements Committee Tour 5, "Hull-House Museum: Jane Addams and Chicago's Near West Side," offered on Friday, January 6, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (p. 59).
The Teachinghistory.org workshop, is scheduled for Saturday, January 7, in the Sheraton Chicago's Chicago Ballroom IV (p. 74), and has the following changes:
Daniel A. Graff's (Univ. of Notre Dame) presentation has been retitled "Teaching 'The Labor Question' in U.S. History: Exploring Rights, Obligations, and Relationships at the American Workplace" (9:45–10:45 a.m. session).
Molly Myer's correct affiliation is Lindblom Math & Science Academy, Chicago (11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. session).
Patricia Nelson Limerick's (Univ. of Colorado at Boulder) luncheon address will be on "Teaching the Past in a Digital World: New Perspectives for History Education (12:45–2:00 p.m.).
The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History has been added as a cosponsor of the AHA Film Festival screening of On These Shoulders We Stand, on Saturday, January 7, 5:00–7:00 p.m. in the Sheraton's Sheraton Ballroom I (p. 102).
AHA Program Committee Sessions
Jose M. Alamillo (California State University Channel Islands) has withdrawn from Session 3, "Inside Stories: Identity, Community, and the Historian's Subjectivity," scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 3:00–5:00 p.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Armitage Room (p. 40).
Stephen Brier (Graduate School and University Center and the Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, CUNY) has been added as a panelist on the session "Reshaping History: The Intersection of Radical and Women's History," scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 3:00–5:00 p.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Los Angeles Room (Session 10, p. 41).
Carl E. Ashley (Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State) replaces Susan C. Weetman (U.S. Department of State) on the session "U.S. State Archives and Government Information Secrecy: Access and Historical Research," scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 3:00–5:00 p.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Clark Room (Session 31, p. 45).
Corrie Decker (Univ. of California, Davis) has been added as a speaker on the session "Writing Regional Histories in a Global World," scheduled for Friday, January 6, 9:30–11:30 a.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Chicago Ballroom H. She will speak on "Doing the History of Childhood in Africa and the West" (Session 55, p. 53).
Robert Townsend (American Historical Association) has withdrawn from the session "Professional Development: Turning Your Dissertation into a Book," scheduled for Friday, January 6, 2:30–4:30 p.m. (Session 69, p. 61).
Carol J. Williams (Univ. of Lethbridge) replaces Margaret Jacobs (Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln) as chair of the session "Internal Colonialism, Violence, and Gender in U.S./Indigenous Relations," scheduled on Friday, January 6, 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Superior Room B (Session 93, p. 65).
Guillermo Wilde (Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales, CONICET) has withdrawn from the session "Native Perspectives on the Transformation of Missions in Spanish and Portuguese America" (Session 119, p. 77).
On the session "Eating, Tasting, and Making Race in the United States, 1920s–60s," presented on Saturday, January 7, 9:00–11:00 a.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Superior Room B, Erica J. Peters (Culinary Historians of North California) will serve as chair replacing Psyche Williams Forson (Univ. of Maryland College Park). In addition, Shayne Leslie Figueroa (New York Univ.) replaces Simone Cinnotto (Univ. of Gastronomic Sciences) as a speaker. She will deliver the paper "How Black Southerners Ate: Racialized Representations of Food in the How America Lives series, 1940–57" (Session 121, p. 77).
On the session "Moving Communities and Networks in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade, Part 4: West African Historical Actors in the Era of the Slave Trade," presented on Saturday, January 7, 9:00–11:00 a.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Iowa Room, Mouhamadou Touré Fal, (Cheikh Anta Diop Univ.) has withdrawn as a speaker. In addition, Lorelle D. Semley's affiliation has changed to College of the Holy Cross. She will deliver the paper "From Signares to Citizens in Early Colonial Senegal" (Session 133, p. 79).
Diana Gergel (Univ. of California, Berkeley) has withdrawn from Session 149, which has been retitled "Environmental History from the Peripheries: Case Studies from Eastern Spain, Central Asia, and the American Southwest" scheduled for Saturday, January 7, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Superior Room B (p. 86).
Madge Dresser (Univ. of the West of England) has withdrawn from the session "Moving Communities and Networks in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade, Part 5: Family Networks: Enslaved and Slave Traders in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic" (Session 163, p. 88).
The National Council on Public History has been added as a cosponsor with the AHA of Session 190, "Public History Goes Global: A Roundtable of Issues and Themes," on Saturday, January 7, 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Michigan Room B (p. 96).
Ron Goeken (Minnesota Population Center) has withdrawn as a poster presenter (Session 197-5, p. 98).
David Prochaska (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) replaces Joel Beinin (Stanford Univ.) as a speaker on the session "Popular Protests in Global Perspective" scheduled for Sunday, January 8, 8:30–10:30 a.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Michigan Room B. He will speak on "In Plain Sight: Images of the Arab Spring" (Session 199, p. 103).
José Ragas' new affiliation is Univ. of California, Davis. He will deliver the paper "Public Education, Youth Radicalism, and Modernization in the Andes, Peru, 1958–62" on the session "Crafting Communities in Cold War Latin America: U.S. Modernization Efforts through Education, the Peace Corps, and the Alliance for Progress" on Sunday, January 8, 8:30–10:30 a.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Chicago Ballroom H (Session 209, p. 105).
Jessica Graham's new affiliation is the University of Notre Dame. She will deliver the paper "Communist Racial Democracy, Black Recruitment, and Inter-American Solidarity: The Cases of the United States and Brazil in the 1930s" on the session "Inter-American Networks and Racial Constructs in the Twentieth Century," scheduled for Sunday, January 8, 8:30–10:30 a.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Chicago Ballroom X (Session 215, p. 106).
Christina Bueno's (Northeastern Illinois Univ.) revised paper title is "Porfirian Positivism and the Construction of the Ancient Indian." She is a speaker on the session "Reinventing Indians: New Perspectives on the 'Indian Problem in Modern Mexico," scheduled for Sunday, January 8, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Armitage Room (Session 236, p. 111).
Andrew R. Highsmith's (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio) revised paper title is "Beyond Corporate Abandonment: General Motors and the Politics of Metropolitan Capitalism in Flint, Michigan." He is a speaker on the session "Reconfiguring the Local: Global Networks and Metropolitan Boundaries," scheduled for Sunday, January 8, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., in the Sheraton Chicago's Erie Room (Session 237, 112).
Mark P. Bradley (Univ. of Chicago) replaces Andrew Rotter (Colgate Univ.) as chair of the session "Decolonizing U.S. History: The United States and Decolonization at Home and Abroad," scheduled for Sunday, January 8, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the Sheraton Chicago's Sheraton Ballroom III (Session 239, p. 112).
Myles D. Beaupre (Univ. of Notre Dame) has withdrawn from the session "Ethnography, Ethnology, and Science, 1500–1800, Part 3: Categories of Physical Difference," on Sunday, January 8, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Miami Room (Session 254, p. 115).
Affiliated Societies and Other Groups Sessions and Events
The following corrections refer to affiliated societies and other groups sessions and events in the print version of the Annual Meeting Program, and are listed in alphabetical order by affiliate.
Several American Catholic Historical Association sessions have been amended:
Pierpaolo Polzonetti (Univ. of Notre Dame) has retitled his presentation to "Music as Universal Liturgical Language: Tartini's Concertos for the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua" (ACHA 1, p. 46).
David M. Perry (Dominican Univ.) was added as comment to Session 2 (p. 46).
Patrick J. McNamara's affiliation has changed to Archives of the Archdiocese of New York (ACHA 7, p. 55).
Richard J. Wolff's (King Street Advisers) last name was misspelled (ACHA 9, p. 56).
Bethany Kilcrease's (Aquinas Coll.) paper title has been corrected to "Guy Thorne, Popular Catholicism, and Fin-de-siècle Literature" (ACHA 10, p. 66).
- Isabelle Nagel's (Ruhr-University Bochum) name was misspelled in ACHA 12 (p. 67).
The Agricultural History Society is not a cosponsor of ACHA 18 (p. 80).
Shawn F. Peters (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison) has been added as comment and Helen M. Ciernick (Mount Marty Coll.) and Catherine Foisy (Concordia Coll., Montreal) have withdrawn from ACHA 19 (p. 80).
- Jack Clark Robinson (Oblate School of Theology) replaces Daniel Dwyer (Siena Coll.) as chair of ACHA 24. In addition, Lawrence Jagdfeld's (Sacred Heart Province) last name was misspelled (p. 108).
Ronald Rittgers (Valparaiso Univ.) replaces Mickey Mattox (Marquette Univ.) as chair of ACHA 26 (p. 109).
Session 30 has been cancelled (p. 116).
Anne McGinness (Univ. of Notre Dame) was omitted from the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies session "Religious Networks, 1500–1914: Ideas/Knowledge" scheduled for Friday, January 6, 2:30–4:30 p.m. in the Chicago Marriott's Navy Pier Room. She will present the paper "Catholic and Protestant Reform Networks in Colonial Brazil: The Theology of Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon's Conversion in the France Antartique" (ASPHS Session 3, p. 68).
Pamela Kyle Crossley (Dartmouth Coll.) replaces Nicola Di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study) as chair of the Chinese Historians of the United States session "Politics of Imperial Expansion and Rule: Strategies and Challenges of Governing the Frontiers of the Qing Empire in China, 1700–1911," scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 3:00–5:00 p.m. in the Westin Chicago River North's Washington Park Room. (CHUS Session 1, p. 47).
Sharon K. Tune is the AHA's Director of Meetings.11Last Updated: December 28, 2011 2:36 PM