CFP: Midwestern History Association

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Fourth Annual Midwestern History Conference

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Proposal Submission Deadline:

Friday, January 12, 2018 (non-negotiable)


The Midwestern History Association and the Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University invite proposals for papers to be delivered at the Fourth Annual Midwestern History Conference, to be held on June 6, 2018 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

MHA Frederick Jackson Turner Award

The Midwestern History Association invites nominations for the Frederick Jackson Turner Award.  The Frederick Jackson Turner Award for Lifetime Achievement in Midwestern History is an annual award, given to senior historians.  It is intended to honor historians whose work carries forth Turner’s interest and influence upon the practice of Midwestern history across multiple professional dimensions.

Midwestern History Association Confers Annual Awards at Conference in Grand Rapids

For Immediate Release

The Midwestern History Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 prizes for new scholarship on the Midwest and lifetime achievement in the field.  The awards, detailed below, were presented on June 7 at the society’s annual meeting, which was held at the Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dorothy Schwieder Prize for Best Article in Midwestern History:

The Latest Episode of Heartland History with Matt Pehl

The latest episode of Heartland History is ready for your listening pleasure. This episode features an interview with Matt Pehl, Assistant Professor of History at Augustana University. Matt discusses his latest book,The Making of Working-Class Religion,  which examines the influence, or lack thereof, of the Catholic and Protestant churches on labor unions in Detroit, Michigan during 920s-30s.


New Twitter Account Name for Heartland History Podcast

Greetings Fellow Podcasters-

Heartland History now has a designated Twitter account - @HeartlandPCast. You are encourgaed to still follow my Twitter account, @thedanaprocess as I will continue to tweet about the Midwest, maritime, podcasting, and teaching. 

Any questions, suggestions, or comments feel free to tweet to me at either account. 


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