Monday, January 11, 2010

AHA round-up

History News Network has good coverage of the American Historians Association meeting last weekend. Highlights include video from the panel Is Google Good for History? on day 1. From day 2, panels on What Has Obama Learned from History? A Roundtable on Politics, Economy, and Society, and Gay Marriage and Proposition 8: Reflections. Day 3 coverage focuses on the panel Whither History PhD Programs? The Education of Historians Report after Five Years. For Day 4, a panel on pedagogy: Reacting to the Past: Role Play, Persuasion, and Engagement in Undergraduate Teaching.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

  • Coverage from bloggers is here. A video of a protest against the conference hotel is here (the owner was a contributor to the campaign to pass Proposition 8 in California, which bans same-sex marriage).

    The Cliopatria Awards for history blogging were announced in conjunction with the meeting. Georgian London was honored as Best New Blog and Best Individual Blog. The rest are here.

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