American Historical Association Annual Meeting

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American Historical Association 127th Annual Meeting

New Orleans, January 3–6, 2013

"Lives, Places, Stories,"

The 127th annual meeting of the Association will be held January 3–6, 2012, in New Orleans at the New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans. With 272 sessions, the program is one of the largest ever assembled by the Program Committee. The AHA has previously met in New Orleans two times, in 1903 and in 1972. More than 1,500 scholars will participate in AHA sessions, and four dozen specialized societies will meet in conjunction with the AHA. William Cronon (Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison) will deliver the presidential address the evening of January 4 during the General Meeting. At the same event, the AHA's book prizes, the Awards for Scholarly Distinction, and other awards will be announced. Many of the profession's most distinguished members will be present to deliver papers and more than 1,500 scholars will participate.

Reservations for housing is now open.

To book a hotel for the meeting, you must first register for the meeting. Once you’ve completed registration, you will receive an e-mail acknowledging you’ve registered and providing you information on making a hotel reservation.
All rooms are subject to city and state taxes, currently at 9.0 percent. These rates will be honored three days before and after the official meeting dates of January 3-6, 2011, based upon availability of the hotel at the time the reservation is made. Reservations should be made by December 16, 2012, 5 p.m. EST.

* Due to overwhelming need, all of the rooms for December 31st are sold out. There are a limited number of rooms left on January 1st.

After you have registered for the meeting, you will receive contact information and instructions as part of the online process and also in a preregistration e-mail confirmation.