January 06, 2008
It’s the final day of the 122nd Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, but there are still dozens of sessions and events left. Or, take advantage of being in D.C. and take in the sites and sounds. Continue reading to find out a few things you may have missed and should check out.
From women historians to blogs to the job market, sessions today run a gamut of topics.
- From Dusty to Digital: New Historical Archives of the Twenty-First Century (Session 196)
8:30–10:30 a.m.,Marriott, Washington Room 3
- The Leaky Pipeline: Issues of Retention, Promotion, and Quality of Life for Women in the Historical Profession (Session 211)
11:00–1:00 p.m., Marriott, Washington Room 1
- Historians Going Public: Taking History to Newspapers, Radio, TV, Film, Public Libraries, Web Sites, and Blogs (Session 209)
11:00–1:00 p.m., Marriott, Virginia Suite A
- New PhDs on the Teaching Job Market: Advice from Both Sides of the Trenches (Session 222)
11:00–1:00 p.m., Marriott, Harding Room
Washington D.C. Points of Interest
If all of your sessions, interviews, and meetings are done, why not check out the D.C. beyond the hotel? Wander up the street from the Annual Meeting hotels to the National Zoo (open till 6 p.m.), take the metro to the National Museum of the American Indian (open till 5:30 p.m.), or head downtown to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (open till 5:30 p.m.). For more options, check out the multitude of articles in the Annual Meeting Supplement, as well as an extensive and detailed list of other “points of interest” prepared by the Local Arrangements Committee.