Publication Date

December 1, 1996

Many of the following program highlights have been scheduled with the special interests and concerns of graduate students in mind. All page numbers refer to the annual meeting Program. For other sessions and activities of interest, see the complete Program and the schedule of meetings of affiliated societies and other groups.

Friday, January 3

9:30-11:30 A.M. Hilton, Mercury Ballroom. Session: “Interviewing in the Job Market of the 1990s: A Workshop” (p. 69). Sponsored by the AHA Professional Division, the Task Force on the Role of Graduate Students in the AHA, and the Coordinating Council for Women in History.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Hilton, Clinton Suite. Session: “Preparing Graduate Students for the Academic Job Market in the Late 20th Century and Beyond: A Workshop for Directors of Graduate Studies and Chairs of Graduate Programs” (p. 70). Sponsored by the Task Force on the Role of Graduate Students in the AHA and the AHA Professional Division.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Hilton, Bryant Suite. Session: “The Implications of New Technology for Doing History: Democratizing or Corporatizing” (p. 38). Sponsored by H-Net: Humanities OnLine.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Hilton, Morgan Suite. Session: “The Digital Classroom” (p. 38). Sponsored by H-Net: Humanities OnLine.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Hilton, Sutton Parlor South. Session: “Bringing World History Scholarship into the Classroom and Lecture Hall” (p. 85). Sponsored by the AHA Teaching Division and the World History Association.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Hilton, Bryant Suite. Session: “Roundtable, Using the Internet to Internationalize” (p. 38). Sponsored by HNet: Humanities OnLine.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Hilton, Morgan Suite. Session: “Creating Multimedia Teaching Tools” (p. 39). Sponsored by H-Net: Humanities Online.

6:30-8:00 P.M. Hilton, Beekman Parlor. Cash-bar reception for graduate students. Graduate students are invited to meet fellow students from other institutions as well as the Association’s leadership. Saturday, January 4

9:30-11:30 A.M. Hilton, Beekman Parlor. Session: “Downsizing in the 1990s: A Roundtable” (p. 89). Sponsored by the AHA Professional Division.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Sheraton, Princess Ballroom. Session: “The Teaching and Learning of History as Epistemic Acts (p. 89). Sponsored by the AHA Teaching Division.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Sheraton, Royal Ballroom B. Session: “Teaching the History of the United States between the Wars” (p. 90). Sponsored by the AHA Teaching Division, the Committee on History in the Classroom, the National Council for History Education, and the Society for History Education.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Hilton, Regent Parlor. Session: “Working beyond the Classroom: Careers outside the University in an Age of Professional Competition” (p. 90). Sponsored by the Task Force on the Role of Graduate Students in the AHA and the AHA Professional Division.

9:30-11:30 A.M. Sheraton, Empire Room 2. Session, “Teaching with Oral History: A Workshop” (p. 41). Sponsored by the Oral History Association.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Hilton, Mercury Rotunda. Session: “Doing History in the 21st Century: Graduate Student Response” (p. 101). Sponsored by the Task Force on the Role of Graduate Students in the AHA.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Hilton, Bryant Suite. Session: “Toward the Digital Library” (p. 39). Sponsored by the Association for the Bibliography of History and H-Net: Humanities OnLine.

2:30-4:30 P.M. Hilton, Petit Trianon. Session: liThe Dynamics of Popular Culture/History Teaching and Research” (p. 44). Sponsored by the Popular Culture Association.

Sunday, January 5

8:30-10:30 A.M. Sheraton, Royal Ballroom B. Session: “Inherent Contradictions, Multiple Identities: Graduate Students as Workers and Students” (p. 112). Sponsored by the Task Force on the Role of Graduate Students¬∑in the AHA and the AHA Professional Division.

11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Hilton, Beekman Parlor. Session: “Teaching, Writing, and History” (p. 122). Sponsored by the AHA Teaching Division.

11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Sheraton, Roy Ballroom B. Session: “What Are We Doing Here? The Pedagogical Logic of Graduate Education” (p. 123). Sponsored by the Task Force on the Role of Graduate Students in the AHA and the AHA Professional Division.

Graduate students are also invited to use the lounge in the Hilton's West Ballroom Foyer. Graduate student members of the Coordinating Council for Women in History will staff this drop-in room. Hours will be Friday-Sunday, Jan. 3-Jan. 5, 7:30 A.M.-l:00 P.M. Come by and get to know your future colleagues.

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