Resources and Guides

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.

Annual Meeting Funding

To help graduate students and early career historians attend the annual meeting, the AHA offers several grants and fellowships to assist with childcare and travel costs.

First-time Attendee Guide

If it's your first time at the meeting, welcome! Navigating so many sessions and events can be daunting at first; 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 while at the meeting or to follow the meeting on Twitter, check out our guidelines for effective and courteous tweeting.

Press at the AHA Annual Meeting

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

Speaker Resources

Giving a paper? These resources include crucial information about deadlines, time limits, and making presentations accessible.

Poster Presenter Resources

Presenting a poster? Highlights from these resources include reflections from past presenters and tips on effective poster design.

AHA Guide to Lightning Rounds

The annual meeting lightning round lineup now includes 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.

Watch this space for more resources and guides this fall closer to the 2019 meeting. For an idea of what to expect, check out the 2018 Resources and Guides.