Around the Field November 15, 2023

From Around the Field this week: The American Association for State and Local History seek survey respondents; the Institute of Museum and Library Services closes applications on six grants; Connecting to Collections Care hosts a webinar; Animal History calls for article submissions


  • The American Association for State and Local History is seeking input in developing their programming handbook for the 250th anniversary of the US, fill out the brief survey here
  • The National Committee to Explore LGBTQ+ Site-Based History encourages participants in their survey by mid-November
  • Valdosta State University is seeking respondents for their survey on how to best support the development of history talent by December 1, 2023



  • The American Association for State and Local History has opened registration for their virtual summit, “Small But Mighty: The Powerful Resilience of Small Museums,” to be held December 5-6, 2023
  • The American Historical Association will host their annual meeting in San Francisco, California, US, January 4-7, 2024
  • The Florida Conference of Historians will host their 2024 annual meeting at Eastern Florida State College in Cocoa, Florida, US, January 26-28, 2024
  • The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison will host their 2024 annual conference, “Reckoning,” in Harrisonburg, Virginia, US, February 7-10, 2024
  • The History Graduate Student Organization at Texas A&M University is seeking paper abstracts from undergraduate and graduate students for their 2024 annual conference, “Navigating Crises and Resolutions,” to be held in College Station, Texas, US, February 9-10, 2024 (abstracts due on November 17, 2023)
  • The National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates will host their 2024 annual conference in Austin, Texas, US, February 15-17, 2024
  • IU Indianapolis will host an Arab American Public History Conference in the IU Indianapolis University Library Lilly Auditorium in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, February 16, 2024
  • The Graduate History Association at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking presenters for their Annual Graduate History Association Forum to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, February 16-17, 2024 (presenter abstracts due December 1, 2023)
  • The Small Museum Association will host their 2024 conference, “Telling Through Stories,” in Richmond, Virginia, US, February 19-21, 2024
  • The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association will host their 2024 Annual SWPACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, February 21-24, 2024
  • The 2024 Annual Women’s and Gender History Symposium will take place in Champaign, Illinois, US, February 29 – March 2, 2024
  • The National Council for History Education will host their 2024 conference, “History at the Crossroads,”  in Cleveland, Ohio, US, March 7-9, 2024
  • The African American Intellectual History Society will host their annual conference, “Reparations: Past, Present, and Future,” in Charlottesville, Virginia, US, March 8-9, 2024
  • Temple University’s James A. Barnes Club calls for papers for their Barnes Conference (for graduate students) to be held at Temple University’s Center City Campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, March 22-23, 2024 (abstracts due January 5, 2024)
  • The South Carolina Historical Association seeks proposals for their 2024 conference, History Teachesto be held in Florence, South Carolina, US, March 30, 2024 (proposals due December 31, 2023)
  • The Indiana Association of Historians is accepting proposals for their 2024 conference, “Historical Intelligence,” to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, April 5-6, 2024 (proposals due on December 15, 2023)
  • The North Carolina Association of Historians calls for papers for their 2024 conference to be held in Pembroke, North Carolina, US, April 5-6, 2024 (proposals due January 31, 2024)
  • The Museum Association of New York is accepting session proposals for their 2024 conference, “Giving Voice to Value,” to be held in Albany, New York, US, April 6-9, 2024 (deadline for proposals is November 17, 2023)
  • NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society will host our joint conference, “Historical Urgency,” in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, April 10-13, 2024
  • The Organization of American Historians will host their 2024 conference, “Public Dialogue, Relevance, and Change: Being in Service to Communities and the Nation,” in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, April 11-14, 2024
  • The Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History call for papers for their 2024 conference to be held at Georgia Southern University in Savannah, Georgia, US, April 12-13, 2024 (submission deadline is December 1, 2023)
  • PA Museums will host their 2024 conference, “Chance for Change: Opportunities in a Community,” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US, April 14-16, 2024
  • The Midwest Archives Conference will host their 2024 Annual Meeting, in Des Moines, Iowa, US, May 2-4, 2024
  • The George Washington Cold War Group calls for paper for their 2024 annual Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War to be held in Washington, DC, US, May 2-4, 2024 (papers due by February 9, 2024)
  • The Midwestern History Association will host their 2024 annual conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, US, May 30-31, 2024
  • The History of Recent Social Science calls for papers for their 2024 conference to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, May 31 – June 1, 2024 (proposals due February 2, 2024)
  • The Agricultural History Society will host their 2024 meeting, Borderlands, Marginal Spaces, and Agriculture In-Between, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US, June 6-8, 2024
  • The Committee on LGBT History will host their Queer History Conference 2024, at California State University, Fullerton in Fullerton, California, US, June 10-13, 2024
  • The Oral History Association calls for proposals for their AI in OH Virtual Symposium, tentatively scheduled for the week of July 15, 2024 (applications due January 1, 2024)
  • The Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association calls for papers for their 2024 annual meeting, “Disaster, Resilience, and Recovery,” to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, US, July 31 – August 2, 2024 (proposal deadline, January 15, 2024)
  • The Association of African American Museums calls proposals for their 2024 conference, Acknowledging Legacy, Fostering Progress: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland, US, August 13-16, 2023 (proposals due on March 1, 2024)
  • The Society of American Archivists calls for program proposals for their Archives*Records 2024 to be held in Chicago, Illinois, US, August 14-17, 2024 (proposals due December 6, 2023)
  • The International Federation for Public History is accepting paper proposals for their 2024 World Conference to be held in Belval, Luxembourg, September 3-7, 2024 (proposals due November 29, 2023)
  • The American Association for State and Local History calls for proposals for their 2024 conference, Doing Historyto be held in Mobile, Alabama, US, September 11-14, 2023 (proposals due on December 21, 2023)
  • The American Historical Association calls for session proposals for their 2025 annual conference to be held in New York City, New York, US, January 3-6, 2025 (proposals due by February 15, 2024)



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