124th Annual Meeting

Special Sessions and Activities Organized by the Working Group for Historical Perspectives on Same-Sex Marriage

AHA Staff, September 2009

Editor’s Note: The AHA’s Working Group for Historical Perspectives on Same-sex Marriage (a report on which was published in the May 2009 issue of Perspectives on History and online at www.historians.org/Perspectives/issues/2009/0905/0905aha2.cfm) has developed several special sessions and other activities for the San Diego annual meeting. These are listed below. More up-to-date information will be available on the annual meeting web pages at www.historians.org/annual.

  • # 2, Land of the Free and Home of the Brave: Same-Sex Marriage in Canada. Sponsored by the AHA Professional Division, the AHA LGBTQ Historians Task Force, and the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History. Thursday, January 7, 2010: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom G

  • #38, Marriage, Race, and Sexuality in the Atlantic World. Sponsored by the AHA Research Division. Friday, January 8, 2010: 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom G

  • #39, Roundtable in Celebration of Blanche Wiesen Cook. Sponsored by the AHA Committee on Women Historians. Friday, January 8, 2010: 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom D

  • #71, Gay Marriage and Proposition 8: Reflections. Sponsored by the AHA Professional Division, the AHA LGBTQ Historians Task Force, and the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History. Friday, January 8, 2010: 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom D

  • #72, The Politics of Marriage in Comparative Perspective: Imperial Legacies in Early America and Colonial India. Friday, January 8, 2010: 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom C

  • #106, Access Denied: Comparative Biopolitical Perspectives on Marriage Restriction. Sponsored by the AHA Professional Division and the AHA Task Force on Disability. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom G

  • #107, A World of Hurt: Medieval Marriage Practice and Law in a Century of Crisis. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom A

  • #138, Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Marry. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom A

  • #139, Male Couples and the Meanings of Same-Sex Love in Turn-of-the-Century Europe and America. Joint with the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom F

  • #173, Marriage, Gender, and Sexuality in Transnational Perspective. Sponsored by the AHA Research Division. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom C

  • #174, Inter-Ethnic Marriage in American Comparative Perspective. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom B
    Saturday Plenary Session: Marriage on Trial: Historians and Lawyers in Same-Sex Marriage Cases. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom F

  • #207, Thinking about Race, Sexuality, and Marriage: A Roundtable on Peggy Pascoe’s What Comes Naturally. Sponsored by the AHA Committee on Minority Historians. Sunday, January 10, 2010: 8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m., Hyatt, Manchester Ballroom D

  • #240, Historical and International Perspectives on Same Sex Marriage. Sponsored by the AHA Research Division. Sunday, January 10, 2010: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Marriott, San Diego Ballroom Salon A

  • AHA Film Festival: An Island Calling. Joint with the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History. Friday, January 8, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Hyatt, Randle D

  • Breakfast Meeting of the AHA Committee on Women Historians. Saturday, January 9, 2010: 8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m., Hyatt, Elizabeth Ballroom E. Speaker: John A. D’Emilio (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago)