The AHR at the 2024 Annual Meeting

Excited for the 2024 AHA annual meeting? Check out the sessions that feature or are organized by the American Historical Review!

Friday, January 5, 2024 | 8:30–10:00 a.m.
Histories of Resilience: The American Historical Review Special Issue

This panel brings together the editors and contributors to the AHR’s forthcoming special issue on histories of resilience. The digital-only special issue explores how and why communities have fostered resilience and is designed to advance innovative themes, approaches, and methods to the past that can contribute to reshaping contemporary historical practice.

Friday, January 5, 2024 | 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
American Historical Review Drop-In 

Have questions about publishing in the American Historical Review? Interested in discussing your ideas for articles or History Lab projects? Want to learn more about the journal? Stop by this informal session to ask questions and meet the staff and members of the Board of Editors.

Friday, January 5, 2024 | 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Challenging Racial and Imperial Structures: Digital History and Collaborative Community-Based Projects 

In this session organized by the AHR, NHPRC-Mellon Digital Planning Grant recipients will be invited to reflect on their approach to community engagement and what it means to develop meaningful and mutually beneficial collaborative work with community partners in the context of their creation of digital editions. Panelists will give short presentations on their community-based collaborative projects that challenge racial and imperial structures, followed by a discussion.

Saturday, January 6, 2024 | 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Methodologies in Indigenous History 

This roundtable will emphasize the importance of working with Native nations and Indigenous communities in ethical ways to create scholarship of value beyond the academy. Organized by the American Historical Review, this roundtable is a part of on-going efforts to elevate the presence of Indigenous history by Native scholars in the journal.

Saturday, January 6, 2024 | 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Teaching How Historians Work: Introducing the #AHRSyllabus Project 

This session introduces the #AHRSyllabus Project, the first dedicated space for discussions about teaching and learning in the pages of the AHR, and offers a preview of forthcoming #AHRSyllabus modules, including teaching with material culture, historical gaming in the classroom, making crowd-sourced collective biographies informed by feminist pedagogies and digital mapping, and innovative approaches to teaching historiography. Before attending, visit the AHA's YouTube channel for a recording of our October 11 webinar introducing the #AHRSyllabus project.