Posts Tagged ‘AASLH Annual Meeting’

  • When I heard the AASLH Annual Meeting was going to be in Austin, Texas in September, I knew I had to figure out a way to get there. I work at a small history museum, which is a wonderful place to be, but unfortunately, I did not have any money in the budget to spare […]

  • Like many attendees of the AASLH Annual Meeting in Austin this year, I found it difficult to engage in conversations about history while our current events were so troubling. It’s ironic that as the nation debated transferring Confederate monuments to museum collections, museum professionals gathered and discussed what that would look like, and how we as history […]

  •     First of all, thank you. Thank you to our program committee, the host committee and local institutions, our onsite volunteers, speakers, tour guides, and everyone else who contributed so much of their energy to the Austin Annual Meeting. And thank you to our participants, all 1,012 of you! It was energizing to see […]

  • Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Annual Meeting in Austin for our session “Next Steps: Navigating Career Pathways with People Who’ve Been There.” As we reflect on our experiences, we would like to thank the group of professionals who served as advisers by offering their words of wisdom and advice to all […]

  • As we prepare for the 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, the Educators and Interpreters Affinity Group Committee is trying an experiment. We’re giving presenters who are chairing sessions with education and interpretation themes a chance to give readers a little more information about them – a teaser, if you will. We’ll share two to three sessions each week. We […]

  • As we prepare for the 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, the Educators and Interpreters Affinity Group Committee is trying an experiment. We’re giving presenters who are chairing sessions with education and interpretation themes a chance to give readers a little more information about them – a teaser, if you will. We’ll share two to three sessions each week. We […]

  • Will you be among the hundreds of history professionals who are coming to the Annual Meeting in Austin, TX?  Are you interested in ways to incorporate religious history into your site’s interpretation?  Want to connect with colleagues who actively consider the religious dimensions of our national history?  Then consider taking advantage of these religious history opportunities in Austin. The […]

  • This year the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) is holding our annual meeting in partnership with the Michigan Museums Association in Detroit, MI, on September 14-17. We are proud to be working with the National Council on Public History (NCPH) who is sponsoring the poster session at our meeting for the fourth […]

  • Are you attending #AASLH2015 in Louisville? If yes, please join the Educators and Interpreters Affinity Group at one or more of the following events! History Happy Hour On Wednesday between 5:30pm and 6:30pm, we are joining with the Small Museums and the Visitors Voices Affinity Groups for a casual happy hour networking event. Start the […]

  • Lace Up Your Kicks

    September 4th, 2015

    I’m a runner. I certainly won’t break any speed or distance records, but I like getting out there to run. I started running about seven years ago and very much looked forward to my first 5k race. Once I started entering races I was hooked! I didn’t expect the running community to be so friendly. […]