Sessions for Undergraduates

The following sessions may be of interest to undergraduates attending the annual meeting. The meeting offers a balance of sessions relating to employment, classroom issues, digital history, and research on a variety of geographies and time periods. Obviously, it's impossible to attend all of them, but we recommend selecting a few from the list below to get started crafting your schedule.

Events

Undergraduate Orientation
Thursday, January 4: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Congressional Room B (Omni Shoreham)

Undergraduate Reception
Thursday, January 4: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Empire Ballroom (Omni Shoreham)

Sessions

Thursday

On the Job: Talking about History Skills with Employers
Thursday, January 4: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Thurgood Marshall West (Marriott Wardman Park)

Public History in Contentious Times: The Crowdsourced Syllabus
Thursday, January 4: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Blue Room Prefunction (Omni Shoreham)

A People's Journey: Exploring African American Experiences in a National Museum on a World Stage
Thursday, January 4: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Washington Room 3 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Is This Thing On? How History Podcasts Can, and Should, Change the Discipline
Thursday, January 4: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Executive Room (Omni Shoreham)

Teaching Conservatism in the Age of Trump
Thursday, January 4: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Executive Room (Omni Shoreham)

1960s GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums)
Thursday, January 4: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Embassy Room (Omni Shoreham)

Workshop: Federal Jobs Revealed
Thursday, January 4: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Marriott Ballroom, Salon 2 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Digital Projects Lightning Round
Thursday, January 4: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Palladian Ballroom (Omni Shoreham)

Friday

Historical Thinking and the Survey Course: Sources, Strategies, Assessments, and Best Practices in the United States, Latin America, and World Surveys
Friday, January 5: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Delaware Suite A (Marriott Wardman Park)

Teaching History in Independent Schools: A Career for PhDs in History
Friday, January 5: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Marriott Ballroom, Salon 2 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Strategies and Ideas from the Frontlines
Friday, January 5: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Washington Room 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Collaboration for Career Diversity: Locating Expertise at the Institutional and National Levels
Friday, January 5: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Marriott Ballroom, Salon 2 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Archiving Taste: A Roundtable on Food History at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
Friday, January 5: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
SC Johnson Center at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Thinking Like a Historian at a Think Tank
Friday, January 5: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Marriott Ballroom, Salon 2 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Reconsidering American Response(s) to the Holocaust
Friday, January 5: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Columbia 6 (Washignton Hilton)

What Will They Do Today? Five Ideas for Doing History with Students
Friday, January 5: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Washington Room 3 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Comics and History: New Historical Research
Friday, January 5: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Empire Ballroom (Omni Shoreham)

Historians for Mental Health: An Open Discussion
Friday, January 5: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Virginia Suite C (Marriott Wardman Park)

Dissertation Lightning Round
Friday January 5: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Roosevelt Room 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Saturday

Teaching Capitalism
Saturday, January 6: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Empire Ballroom (Omni Shoreham)

Creating Popular Narratives: A Roundtable with Journalists
Saturday, January 6: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Palladian Ballroom (Omni Shoreham)

After Brexit: Europe Today in Historical Perspective
Saturday, January 6: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Marriott Ballroom, Salon 3 (Marriott Wardman Park)

"Five Slides in Five Minutes" Session for Early Career Scholars
Saturday, January 6: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Washington Room 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

New Directions in Trans History: A Roundtable
Saturday, January 6: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Thurgood Marshall West (Marriott Wardman Park)

The Struggle to Commemorate Reconstruction in National Parks
Saturday, January 6: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Thurgood Marshall North (Marriott Wardman Park)

A Q & A with Publishers
Saturday, January 6: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Washington Room 1 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Why History Matters: Practical Impacts of Historians' Work
Saturday, January 6: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Maryland Suite B (Marriott Wardman Park)

Teaching LGBT History with Digital Humanities
Saturday, January 6: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Thurgood Marshall East (Marriott Wardman Park)

Comics in the History Classroom: A Workshop
Saturday, January 6: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Washington Room 3 (Marriott Wardman Park)

World Heritage and the New Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
Saturday, January 6: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Thurgood Marshall North (Marriott Wardman Park)

Black Power in the World in the Global 1960s
Saturday, January 6: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Hampton Room (Omni Shoreham)

Sunday

"What Do Public History Employers Want?” A Report from the National Council on Public History
Sunday, January 7: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
Marriott Ballroom, Salon 2 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Poster Sessions

Poster Session #1
Saturday, January 6: 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
Atrium (Marriott Wardman Park

Poster Session #2
Saturday, January 6: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Atrium (Marriott Wardman Park)

Poster Session #3
Saturday, January 6: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Atrium (Marriott Wardman Park

Undergraduate Poster Session
Saturday, January 6: 3:30 PM- 5:30 PM
Atrium (Marriott Wardman Park)