Wednesday, January 18, 2012

OAH's 2012 Program Now Online

The program for the 2012 annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians,
scheduled for April 18-22 in Milwaukee, is now available online.  As usual, the lineup at the meeting is impressive. Here's the link to the program.  The following sessions on "legal and constitutional history" may be of interest to our readers:

Border Formations, Repatriation, and Exclusion: Chinese and Mexican Migration to the United States, Mexico, and China

State Power at the Border: Comparative Perspectives on US Immigration
Regulation from the Civil War to the Progressive Era

A Different Kind of History: Historians in the Legal Arena

Policing, Violence, and the Democratic State in the United States since 1850

Remembering Guantánamo: Building a Public History of One Hundred Years in the “Legal Black Hole”

Teaching Prohibition with Federal Court Records

Birthright Citizenship: Can the Fourteenth Amendment Defend Itself?