The annual meeting features a number of workshops for attendees. We especially encourage those not currently on the program looking for opportunities to participate and share their work to register for workshops.

Some events require preregistration or an application; be sure to review registration dates carefully, as these deadlines vary.  To sign up for workshops, seminars, meals, or tours requiring or recommending advance registration, log in to your AHA account and click “Register Now” in the “2024 Annual Meeting, San Francisco” section. You’ll be able to sign up for special events during the registration process. If you have already registered for the meeting, return to the MY AHA page and click “Edit My Registration or Add Students.”

Additional workshops may appear in the AHA annual meeting program. Please reach out to with any questions.



Future of History in the Liberal Arts: Difficult Conversations in the Liberal Arts Classroom Premeeting Workshop
Thursday, January 4, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Key ideas from the workshop will be discussed at the following day.
Preregistration required for the workshop.

Op-Ed Workshop
Friday, January 5, 8:30–11:30 a.m.
Experienced editors and writers will discuss with attendees how to pitch, write, and edit op-eds.
Preregistration required.

Advocating for History: Workshop on Steps and Strategies to Support the Discipline
Friday, January 5, 3:30–5 p.m.
This workshop will foster conversations about how and why to advocate for our discipline, modeling an approach grounded in democratic participation, collaboration, and professionalism.
Preregistration not required.

Teaching Writing Workshop: Teaching Writing in the Age of AI
Saturday, January 6, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Preregistration required; sign up by December 1.

K–16 Educators’ Session and Workshop: Insight, Inspiration, and Motivation—Collaboration Revealed through Primary Sources
SessionSaturday, January 6, 8:30-10 a.m.
WorkshopSaturday, January 6, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Sponsored by the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board.
Preregistration required for the workshop.

Teaching Things Workshop
Learn about the AHA’s new digital object library and online resources for high school and college educators teaching historical artifacts in the classroom.
Preregistration required.

Assignments Workshop
Sunday, January 7, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Explore the roles that assignments can play in history classes, as well as their connections to both student learning outcomes and assessment.
Preregistration required; sign up by December 1.


Post-Ottoman World Seminar
This seminar session will meet three times; participants must attend all three sessions.
Preregistration required; sign up by December 1.

Seminar on the Post-Ottoman World: Turkey and Greece
Thursday, January 4, 1:30-3 p.m. 

Seminar on the Post-Ottoman World: The Arab World and the Balkans
Friday, January 5, 8:30-10 a.m. 

Seminar on the Post-Ottoman World: The Post-Ottoman World
Friday, January 5, 1:30-3 p.m. 

Breakfasts & Luncheons

Friday, January 5

Working Luncheon for Directors of Graduate Studies
1:30 p.m. 

Saturday, January 6

Gender Equity Breakfast
9:30 a.m. 

Department Chairs’ Luncheon
12-1:30 p.m. 

Modern European History Luncheon
12-1:30 p.m.


Friday, January 5

Shaping San Francisco’s Unexpected and Unusual Labor History
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Chinese Historical Society of America Tour
12:30–4:30 p.m.

New Deal Murals in San Francisco
1:30–5:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 6

Mission District Murals and the Castro
10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Black San Francisco Art and History Walking Tour
12:15–2:30 p.m.