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Schedule Changes for AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting

Please note the following changes in the upcoming AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting schedule.

Sessions Cancelled
The Wednesday workshops, Easy to Read: A Guide to Transcribing Historical Documents and Reassessing Historic Clothing Exhibits: Innovative and Practical Solutions for Costume Mounting on a Budget, have been cancelled.

Sessions Added
Thursday 1:30-3 pm
Continuing the Community Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion
Join us for a participatory conversation about how diversity and inclusion are essential to AASLH and to our field. Participants will be asked to share their experiences and suggestions for advancing AASLH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Thursday 4-5:15 pm
Meaningful Change Within Local Organizations: Assessment Makes All the Difference
Local history organizations are identifying their greatest needs with help from agencies at the state level that have created programs and tools using StEPs and other assessment programs. Hear how a state historical society, historical commission, and state humanities council are using assessment programs to gather data, offer assistance, and effect positive change.

Friday 2:15-3:30 pm
Inquiry Session: Air and Space History Affinity Group
Are you with an institution whose mission and focus is in the history of aviation? Does your history organization feature collections, exhibits, and programs on aeronautics? Or are you just a “foamer” for the history of flight? Join your peers and colleagues in this session that discusses the formation of an AASLH affinity group dedicated to these topics.

Session Rescheduled
Strangelove: How to Stop Worrying and Embrace Fundraising will be held on Thursday, September 15 from 8:30-9:45 am