Attendee Chat: Seeking Roommate for OAH Annual Meeting--Marriott Wardman Park, checking in Wednesday April 1, checking out Sunday April 5, 2020


I will have a room with two queen beds at the OAH annual meeting hotel,

Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington DC

I am looking for a female roommate to split the cost of housing for the OAH 2020 Annual Meeting.

This shared accommodation will be available beginning Wednesday, April 1, through the morning of Monday, April 5, 2020.

The Organization of American Historians welcomes applications for the 2020 Lerner-Scott Prize

The Organization of American Historians welcomes applications for the 2020 Lerner-Scott Prize.


The Lerner-Scott Prize is given annually by the Organization of American Historians for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women’s history. The prize is named for Gerda Lerner and Anne Firor Scott, both pioneers in women’s history and past presidents of the OAH.

A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 to be eligible for the 2020 Lerner-Scott Prize.

OAH Luncheon 2020 -- Complimentary Grad Tickets

H-SHGAPE subscribers: 


If you are a student member of SHGAPE and attending the OAH in April, we have complimentary tickets to our luncheon, Friday, April 5, 11:30-1pm, featuring a talk by Kristin Hoganson, "Globality and the Rural Midwest."


If interested, please contact Amy Wood at

Reminder: OAH 2020 Panel Deadline and OAh Crossroads Site at H-Net

Proposals for panels at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting in Washington DC are due by February 1.  You can search for prospective panelists and ideas at the OAH/H-Net Crossroads site, which also links to the CFP.

Good wishes

Peter Knupfer

Search for Panelists--OAH 2020--Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement


I am organizing a panel for the 2020 annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians on legacies of the US civil rights/black freedom movement. My own research examines how a focus on the connections among integration strategies and post-civil rights racial liberalism, and how popular culture reinforced these connections.

If your research fits this theme, please send me the title of your paper, along with a brief abstract and biographical paragraph via email ( by January 30, 2019.

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