Meeting Resources


Professional Development and Career Diversity at AHA19

The annual meeting is rich with opportunities to hone your job search skills, expand your professional network and learn more about the many career options available to historians. Whatever the stage of your career search, and whether you are interested in jobs within or beyond the academy (or both), there is a workshop, panel session, or networking event for you at AHA19.

Teaching and Learning at AHA19

The AHA is committed to making resources available to educators at all levels and at every stage of their careers. That’s why the annual meeting’s teaching and learning program offers dozens of workshops, networking opportunities, and sessions to keep historians engaged with new and innovative teaching tools and scholarship.

AHA19 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.

Getting Started in Digital History 2019

For the sixth year in a row the AHA will be running the Getting Started in Digital History workshop immediately prior to the start of the meeting. The workshop brings historians with an interest in using digital tools and resources together with experts in a range of digital-history methodologies. This year will include hands-on sessions for people with wide range of levels of experience. Planned sessions cover public history, virtual history, network analysis, spatial history, crowdsourcing, understanding data, and several on using digital tools in the classroom.

AHA and MLA at AHA19

There will be even more opportunities for intellectual cross-fertilization and conversations with colleagues at the 2019 annual meeting in Chicago, since the AHA and the Modern Language Association will both be meeting in the city at the same time.

Chicago Resources

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities at AHA19

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

Travel Resources at AHA19

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 at AHA19

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.

Chicago-Area Activities at AHA19

Whether you are coming to Chicago for just the weekend or you plan to extend your trip, the Windy City has plenty of attractions to satisfy your interests and occupy your down time.