January 04, 2009
By Elisabeth Grant
Before the mass exodus begins there are a few more sessions and events to check out at the annual meeting.
Locations and Times
- The Job Center is located in the Hilton’s Rhinelander Gallery and is open today from 9:00 am–12:00 pm. (Admission to the Job Center requires an AHA registration badge)
- The Exhibit Hall, located in the Hilton’s Americas Halls I and II, is open today from 9:00 am–12:00 pm. (Admission to the Exhibit Hall requires an AHA registration badge)
The film festival concludes today with The Deer Hunter from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Hilton’s Concourse G. It presents the “epic and haunting picture of ethnic American prisoners of war in Vietnam.”
Sessions of Interest
A few of today’s sessions are highlighted below; see the online Program for a complete list of sessions taking place today.
- The Other Middle Ages: New Developments in Byzantine Studies (Presidential Session) 8:30–10:30 am, Sheraton’s New York Ballroom East
- Learning the Hard Way: A Century of National Park Planning
(Public History Session) 8:30–10:30 am, Hilton’s Clinton Suite
- Political Theologies
(Presidential Session) 11:00 am–1:00 pm, Hilton’s Trianon Ballroom
Exploring New York
We know how busy annual meetings can be. Have you left the hotel since you got here? Check out the Supplement to the 123rd Annual Meeting for ideas of where to tour, how to entertain the kids, and what to eat.