Book Your Hotel The deadline to reserve the AHA’s discounted conference hotel rooms is December 12. Rooms at the Sheraton Denver Downtown are still available, and attendees can use their Marriott rewards at this property. Staying in the AHA’s housing block is a vital act of good citizenship. The AHA must fill a certain number of rooms to secure meeting space and other amenities, and fulfilling that obligation helps us offset some of the costs of organizing and holding the annual meeting. The post Preregistration and Housing Deadlines Approaching for AHA17! appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
Kris Cornelis is a full-time history instructor in the extended learning division at Spokane Community College. She lives in Newport, Washington, and has been a member since 2014.Alma maters: BAE, Eastern Washington University, 1996; MA, Eastern Washington University, 2006 Fields of interest: local and regional history specific to Eastern Washington and North Idaho, World War II, American Indian history and culture Describe your career path. What led you to where you are today? I started out with the plan of teaching high school history for a small high school in northeast Washington but the problem with this plan was that there are more history teachers for high school than there are high schools, especially in rural areas. The post AHA Member Spotlight: Kris Cornelis appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
By Nicholas L. Syrett In the wake of the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, many queer people are fearful about losing the gains made in recent years in LGBT civil rights. Following the xenophobic and racist rhetoric emerging from his campaign, queer people of color, some of whom are undocumented or Muslim, are scared for what the future brings. At times like this, the work of queer historians is important in ensuring that the queer past is not erased altogether. The post Queer History for Troubling Times appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
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The 130th annual meeting of the Association will be held January 5-8, 2017, in Denver. We hope to see you there!