IAH 40th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE ANNUAL IAH CONFERENCE, PART OF THE BEYOND BOUNDARIES ACADEMIC SYMPOSIUM:
Following consultation with Indiana University and the participating fifteen academic and professional societies, the Beyond Boundaries Indiana Academies Symposium, which includes the IAH annual conference, scheduled for April 3-4, 2020 at the Indianapolis Convention Center is postponed due to the rapidly evolving situation with Corona virus COVID-19. Individuals who have already registered for the conference will be contacted by IU Conferences in the coming weeks to process refunds. We hope to reschedule the conference during the academic year 2020-21 and will keep you informed about future plans on the https://bbias.iu.edu/ website. Please contact Dr. Michella Marino, IAH Secretary, with any questions: email@example.com, 317-617-5765.
A Part of IU’s Bicenntennial “Beyond Boundaries” Indiana Academies Symposium
Indiana Convention Center
100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN
Saturday April 4, 2020
Registration now open:
The IAH Plenary Speaker will be Christy Coleman, Executive Director of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. Her talk is titled, “The Power of Inclusive Narrative.”
Learn more about the two-day Beyond Boundaries conference: https://200.iu.edu/signature-projects/bicentennial-symposia/indiana-academies-symposium.html
INDIANA WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL
NOVEMBER 21, 2019
The Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, which was established to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 2020, will be organizing a number of activities and events to celebrate this important milestone in our state and nation’s history, as well as highlighting the individuals and organizations that played an instrumental role in securing women’s right to vote. In order to increase visibility and awareness of the 100-year anniversary, the Commission launched a website, in partnership with Indiana Humanities, to house resources, recent news, and upcoming events.
The Commission encourages local communities and organizations across Indiana’s 92 counties to commemorate the centennial anniversary of women’s right to vote in their own way as well. If there is an event or activity to celebrate Hoosier women winning the right to vote that your community or organization would like included on the website’s Master Events Calendar, please email Contact@IndianaSuffrage100.org. The Commission looks forward to celebrating this important anniversary in the months to come!
INDIANA HISTORY RELEVANCE WORKSHOP: NCPH MINI-CON
NOVEMBER 8, 2019
CONNER PRAIRIE, FISHERS, INDIANA
Conner Prairie will be hosting an Indiana History Relevance Workshop on November 8, 2019. NCPH will be partnering on this mini-con with Conner Prairie and the Indiana Historical Bureau. Join us for a day talking about history relevance, learning how other organizations (local and national) emphasize the relevance of history, and making plans for implementing history relevance programming at your own institution.
Learn more and register: https://ncph.org/conference/indiana-history-relevance-workshop-an-ncph-mini-con/
Learn more about the History Relevance Campaign: https://www.historyrelevance.com/
CALL FOR PAPERS - 40TH ANNUAL MEETING
The 2020 Program Committee of the Indiana Association of Historians (IAH) invites proposals from college and university professors, graduate students, K-12 history educators, public historians, and independent scholars for individual papers, panels, and roundtable discussions on any historical theme for the 40th Annual Meeting of the IAH, which will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The conference will take place in conjunction with the Beyond Boundaries Indiana Academies Symposium (https://go.iu.edu/2abh), initiated as part of Indiana University’s Bicentennial programming, and thus will offer a unique platform to share and promote cross-disciplinary and boundary-breaking research, discussion, and collaboration related to the field of history.
39TH ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM
2018 THORNBROUGH LECTURE
REGISTER NOW for the IAH 39th Annual Meeting
39th Annual Meeting Registration Form
IAH Call for Papers, 39th Annual Meeting
IAH is now accepting proposals on any topic of history for the 39th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians at Hanover College on February 23, 2019.
2018 ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM
Download the 2018 Annual Meeting Program
REGISTER FOR THE 2018 ANNUAL MEETING
Download the Registration Form and meeting information:
2017 THORNBROUGH LECTURE
View downloadable PDF version of the 2017 Thornbrough Lecture.
Learn more about the Thornbrough Lecture.
IAH Members Can Now Subscribe to the Indiana Magazine of History for Reduced Rates
The IAH Board recently announced that IAH members will be able to subscribe to the Indiana Magazine of History at the following reduced rates:
Print: $19.20 (reduced from $32.00)
Electronic: $16.80 (reduced from $28.00)
Combo: $24.00 (reduced from $40.00)
To access these discounted rates and subscribe, go to the Indiana Magazine of History website and click on the drop-down menu for "Subscription Type," select "Member Rate," and then click on the link to add your selection to the cart and check out. Here's the starting link:
Remember, all current IAH memberships will expire on December 31, 2017, so December or January will be the time to renew. We will also be offering a lifetime membership for the donation of $250. This will soon be added to the membership renewal form on the IAH website.
Just Announced: Two New Awards from IAH
Walter Nugent Graduate Student Paper Prize &
Indiana Association of Historians/James H. Madison Award
Walter Nugent Graduate Student Paper Prize
The Indiana Association of Historians announces the creation of the Walter Nugent Graduate Student Paper Prize, a $250 award that will be given to the best graduate student paper presented at the annual IAH meeting. The prize is named for the first president of IAH, Professor Walter Nugent. The award is open to all graduate students who appear on the program and will be selected by a prize committee prior to the meeting. The award will be given at the annual meeting.
Indiana Association of Historians/James H. Madison Award
The Indiana Association of Historians also announces the creation of the Indiana Association of Historians/James H. Madison Award for the best scholarly article published in the Indiana Magazine of History. The award is named for Professor James H. Madison in recognition of his years of service to the profession and to IAH. A committee selected from the IAH Board and the IMH Board will select the recipient from all articles published in the calendar year prior to the annual meeting. The award of $250 will be presented at the annual meeting.