Publication Date

November 1, 2007

The American Historical Association invites all history and social studies teachers to join us for the 122nd Annual Meeting, January 3–6, 2008, at the Marriott Wardman Park,Omni Shoreham, and Hilton Washington. The program includes over 200 sessions. The program encompasses the varied geographical, chronological, and topical interest of historians today. Whatever your interest in research, teaching, or the profession, you’ll find that the AHA Annual Meeting has much to offer.

Join us for a special series of sessions on teaching sponsored by the AHA & Affiliated Societies.

For more information and to preregister, please visit the AHA's website at A Special registration rate will be given to teachers who bring up to five students to the AHA’s Annual Meeting.

Thursday, January 3

  • 9:00–5:00 p.m. Intersection Between Teaching and Research in the New Media
  • 3:00–5:00 p.m. Teaching Urban History
  • 3:00–5:00 p.m. Visual Thinking in History
  • 3:00–5:00 p.m. The Environment, Gender, and Cultural Hierarchy: Analytical Approaches to Uneven Development in World History

Friday, January 4

  • 9:30–11:30 a.m. Bestselling Historical Fiction and Younger Audiences
  • 9:30–11:30 a.m. Emancipation, Civil War, and Civil Rights: The Struggle for African American Rights
  • 2:30–4:30 p.m. Learning Digitally: New Resources for History Teachers and Researchers

Saturday, January 5

  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Sites for Encounter and Cultural Production: Teaching and Researching World History in K–16
  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Teaching By Having Students Think Historically
  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Discussion/Roundtable: Teaching 9/11
  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Teaching Social and Economic Reform in the U.S. History Survey Courses: High School and College Perspectives
  • 11:30–1:30 p.m. Connections: Collaborative Efforts Between K–12 History Teachers and Post-Secondary History
  • 11:30–1:30 p.m. History Education for the Twenty First Century
  • 12:15–1:45 p.m. Advanced Placement History Luncheon
  • 2:30–4:30 p.m. Teaching by Having Students Think Historically
  • 2:30–4:30 p.m. From Troy to the Cold War: Teaching History With the Aid of NEH-Sponsored Digital Resources

Sunday, January 6

  • 8:30–10:30 a.m. Teaching Teaching While Teaching History: How College Faculty Can Help Their Students Become Better Secondary Social Studies Educators
  • 11:00–1:00 p.m. Religion in the History Survey: A Transhistorical Discussion

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