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What We’re Reading: 125th Annual Meeting Edition

AHA Staff | Jan 13, 2011

C-SPAN Open SecretsBeyond AHA Today’s reporting on the events of the 125th Annual Meeting in Boston last weekend, there were many other articles, blog posts, and tweets across the web, that covered the broad variety of events, sessions, and discussions on the history profession at the meeting. We’ve rounded up as much of this coverage as we could find, but if you see anything missing please feel free to contribute more 125th Annual Meeting-related links in the comments section at the bottom of this post.

AHA Coverage
Here on AHA Today we’ve presented posts on:

Film crews from C-SPAN made it to a number of sessions at this year’s annual meeting. Some of this footage is now available online, while other videos (like the Plenary Session: History and the Public) should be made available this weekend.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Prior to the meeting, the Chronicle examined Robert Townsend’s history job market report from the January issue of Perspectives on History (see first link below), and at the meeting took a look at an Ithaka study on historians’ use of technology and historians’ participation (or lack of) in debating the “War on Terror.”

Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed also delved into Robert Townsend’s history job market report from the January issue of Perspectives on History (see first link below), then at the meeting looked at mentoring, the job market crisis, and “The Public Uses of History and the Global War on Terror.”

We begin our blog coverage round up with HNN’s extensive coverage, including numerous videos, and follow up with an alphabetical listing of other blogs.

Highlights from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Boston
HNN’s coverage of the meeting included detailed daily overviews, video, and links to related news. The above link will take you to all of the following:

Americas Collections Blog

Amy Mittelman Brewing Battles Blog


Brian J. Distelberg

Brush off the dust! History Now!

Chicken Soup For My For My Grad Student Soul



In the Service of Clio

It’s About Learning

Legal History Blog

Knitting Clio

Monty’s World


Notes from the Field

Red Herrings

Religion in American History

Steamboat Arabia: A Historian’s Blog

Tenured Radical

The Way of Improvement Leads Home

Venti Belli

First Peoples


Contributors: David Darlington, Elisabeth Grant, Vernon Horn, and Robert B. Townsend

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