Presidential Addresss



The Association’s 107th annual meeting was held in Washington, DC, from December 27–30, 1992, headquartered at the Sheraton Washington Hotel. Many of the profession’s most distinguished members were present to deliver papers, and over 750 scholars, including 80 foreign scholars, participated in the three-day meeting. In addition, over three dozen specialized societies met in conjunction with the AHA. Each society held its own sessions, luncheons, and/or meetings, as well as joint sessions with the Association. Frederic E. Wakeman Jr. of the University of California, Berkeley, delivered the presidential address on the evening of December 28, and the recipients of the 1992 book awards, honorary foreign membership, the Awards for Scholarly Distinction, the Nancy Lyman Roelker Mentorship Award, and the Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award were announced.