2019 Resources and Guides

Meeting Resources

Resources for Undergraduates Attending the Annual Meeting

We are compiling a number of resources to help undergraduates in all aspects of attending the meeting, from getting to the meeting and travelling while here to specific sessions and programs that might be of interest. Check these pages in the coming months for more resources and guides to help undergraduates get the most out of the annual meeting.

2019 Lightning Rounds

This year, the AHA19 annual meeting will feature five lightning rounds: the Undergraduate Research Lighting Round, the Dissertation Lightning Round, the Early Career Lightning Round, the Digital Pedagogy Lightning Round, and the Digital Projects Lightning Round. Come to these sessions to learn about new scholarship on a wide range of topics.

Late Breaking Sessions

The AHA invites proposals for a very limited number of late-breaking sessions for the 2019 annual meeting. These sessions should explore either major, late-breaking controversies within the discipline or the relevance of history and historical thinking to public policy and culture related to current events. 

Chicago Resources

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Detailed information about hotel and meeting room accommodations for attendees with disabilities.

Travel Resources in Chicago

Essential details about air and ground transportation to Chicago, as well as tips for using public transit, key information on safety, and other practical tidbits.

Tours of Chicago

The Local Arrangements Committee has organized tours highlighting the historical resources of Chicago, IL. Participants will have a unique opportunity to take these tours with their fellow historians.