Resources and Guides

Annual Meeting Policies

The AHA has outlined several important policies for attendees.

Accessibility Guide

Information about accessibility at the annual meeting and in the hotels.

AHA22 Frequently Asked Questions

Information about attending AHA22 in New Orleans.

Annual Meeting Career Fair

The Career Fair introduces job candidates and students to historians working in a wide variety of careers.

Discounted Parking Available for AHA22 Participants

The AHA is pleased to partner with the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to offer a limited number of discounted parking spots to AHA22 participants.

Health and Safety Information

COVID-19 information and precautions.

Hourly Worker Application

The AHA needs several dozen workers to help with various tasks at the annual meeting in New Orleans.

Information for International Participants

This page provides links to resources on obtaining visas and information on letters of invitation from the AHA to support visa applications.

Professional Development at AHA22

Whether you are curious about jobs within or beyond the academy (or both), AHA22 has workshops, networking events, and sessions that will help you broaden your professional horizons. 

Teaching & Learning at AHA22

Use this guide to navigate the full spread of teaching events and topical sessions at AHA22.

Tour Information

The Local Arrangements Committee has organized several informative tours.

Travel Guide

Details about traveling to and in New Orleans.

Undergraduates at the Meeting

Information on undergraduate sessions and resources for undergrads interested in attending the annual meeting.

AHA Guide to Lightning Rounds

The annual meeting lightning rounds now include sessions on digital history projects, dissertations, and the research of early career scholars. This guide gives background on the format and tips for crafting an engaging lightning round presentation.

Annual Meeting Funding

The AHA offers several grants and fellowships to assist graduate students and early career historians with childcare and travel costs for the annual meeting.

First-time Attendee Guide

Navigating so many sessions and events can be daunting; here are a few tips for making the most of your experience.

Guidelines for Tweeting at the Annual Meeting

If you're planning to use Twitter during the meeting or follow the meeting on Twitter, check out our guidelines for effective and courteous tweeting.

Logos for Participant Use

If you would like to spread the word about your participation, please consider downloading and sharing one of the following graphics, custom-designed for AHA22 participants to share their joy.

Making Your Case

How do you present your case when applying for departmental funding or paid leave to come to the meeting? Here's some advice.

Meetups at the Annual Meeting

The AHA provides a meetup space for members to organize small, informal meetings during the meeting.

Poster Resources

Reflections from past presenters and tips on effective poster design.

Press at the AHA Annual Meeting

Guidelines for members of the press attending and reporting on the annual meeting.

Speaker Resources

Crucial information about deadlines, time limits, and making presentations accessible.