Publication Date

December 1, 1995

The Program Committee calls the attention of graduate students to the following program highlights, many of which have been scheduled with the special interests and concerns of graduate students in mind. For other sessions and activities of interest, see the complete program and the schedule of meetings of affiliated societies and other groups. The page numbers given below refer to the annual meeting Program.

Friday, January 5

9:30-11:30 A.M. Session: Who Owns History? (p. 58). Sponsored by the AHA Teaching Division. Hilton, Clayton Room.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Session: Creating the History Classroom of the 21st Century (p. 58). Sponsored by H-Net: Humanities OnLine. Marriott, Sydney Room.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Session: Interviewing in the Job Market of the 1990s: A Workshop (p. 69). Cosponsored by the AHA Professional Division and the Coordinating Council for Women in History. Session attendees will be divided into small groups, each led by a college or university faculty member or a public historian who will conduct mock interviews and lead discussion of successful interview strategies. Hilton, Grand Salon A.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Session: Rethinking the American Survey: An Interactive Session (p. 71). Sponsored by the AHA Teaching Division. Hilton, Clayton Room.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Session: Historical Editing as Rhetorical Art (p. 71). Marriott, Consulate Room.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Session: Book Reviewing in the Electronic Age (p. 71). Cosponsored by AHA and H-Net: Humanities OnLine. Marriott, Sydney Room.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Session: Bringing the Law into the Classroom: Establishing a Place for Private and Public Law in the Curriculum (p. 82). Cosponsored by the History Teaching Alliance/National History Education Network. Marriott, Zurich Room.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Session: Preparing Future Faculty: Engaging the Historian (p. 83). Sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Council of Graduate Schools. The Preparing Future Faculty project has developed new approaches in training graduate students to become faculty members. The panel will present different perspectives on the preparation of students as historians and faculty members. Hilton, Henry Room.

5:30-7:30 P.M. Cocktail party. Sponsored by the Coordinating Council for Women in History. Hilton, Gwinnett Room. 6:30-8 P.M. Cash-bar reception for graduate students. Graduate students are invited to meet fellow students from other institutions as well as the Association’s leadership. Hilton, Walton Room.

Saturday, January 6

9:30-11:30 A.M. Session: Gendering the Survey: Questions, Contradictions, and Suggestions (p. 85). Cosponsored by the AHA Teaching Division and the World History Association. Hilton, Clayton Room.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Session: The Experimental Challenge to the Traditional History Text: Primary Source Literature, Music and Artifacts, History Workshop, Student-Generated Scripts, and the CD-ROM. Cosponsored by the AHA Teaching Division, the Committee on History in the Classroom, and the Society for History Education (p. 98). A demonstration session will follow in the same room. Hilton, Gwinnett Room.

5:30-7:30 P.M. Cash-bar reception sponsored by the AHA Committee on Minority Historians. Hilton, Walton Room.

Sunday, January 7

8:30-10:30 A.M. Session: Integrating the Personal and the Professional: Issues of Family Care in the Academy (p. 111). Sponsored by the AHA Professional Division. Hilton, Fulton Room.

8:30-10:30 A.M. Session: Editing in Cyber-space: Free Speech, Fair Use, and the Role of Moderators on the Internet (p. 112). Cosponsored by the AHA and H-Net: Human OnLine. Marriott, Sydney Room.

8:30-10:30 A.M. Session: Museums and Monuments: Scholarship in the Production of Popular History (p. 122). Sponsored by the AHA Research Division. Hilton, Clayton Room.

11 A.M.-1 P.M. Session: Teaching History Using Case Studies (p. 123). Cosponsored by the AHA Teaching Division. Hilton, Clayton Room.

11 A.M.-1 P.M. Session: Women’s Activism in the Historical Profession (p. 123). Cosponsored by the AHA and the Coordinating Council for Women in History. Marriott, Consulate Room.

11 A.M.-1 P.M. Session: History Textbooks: Challenges and Responses (p. 130). Cosponsored by the AHA Teaching Division and the Committee on History in the Classroom. Marriott, Quebec Room.

Graduate students are also invited to use the lounge in the Marriott's Bonn Room, just outside the Job Register. Graduate student members of the Coordinating Council for Women in History will staff the lounge. Hours will be posted.

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