Spirits were still high on day 4 of #AHA16!
At the 2016 business meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta, members voted against a proposed resolution, “Protecting the Right to Education in the Occupied Palestinian Territories,” by a measure of 111–51.
With two days already under their belts, many attendees were still going strong on day three:
By Vanessa Holden
It is almost that time of year again; the AHA annual meeting is upon us.
As day 2 of #AHA16 began, the previous night’s plenary on the Confederacy, its symbols, and the politics of public culture, was still fresh on everyone’s minds.
By Sarah Fenton
A plenary is a meeting “attended by all participants at a conference or assembly.” The plenary at the 2016 AHA annual meeting was something more, and it gave the room a feeling different from plenaries in years past.
“Is that a DeLorean?!” my grad school friend screamed mid-conversation, looking across 18th Street. It was the first weekend of January 2014, and we were in Washington, DC, for the AHA annual meeting. And it was cold!
It was a gorgeous day in Atlanta to kick off the 2016 AHA annual meeting.