Weds (9/29) Last Day to Register for SOA/OLHA Fall Meeting 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021, is the LAST day to register for the annual Ohio Local History Alliance and Society of Ohio Archivists fall meeting (virtual), will be held Thursday September 30-Saturday October 2, with the theme of Challenge Accepted: Overcoming Obstacles.

Register online through 9/29–see the SOA Meeting page for registration and more details. Fees are member (SOA/OLHA) $40; nonmember $50; student/unemployed/furloughed $20.

Registration covers the full conference including the plenary sponsored by Ohio Humanities, “Making the Local Universal: How Hidden Histories in Ohio Communities Can Broaden Audiences and Bring More Support,” with Dr. Anna-Lisa Cox, Harvard University, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. Dr. Cox, an award-winning American historian, specializes in the history of racism in the nineteenth century, with a focus on the frontier and rural Midwest. Her recent book, The Bone and Sinew of the Land examines the long-denied history of African American pioneers who settled the Midwest before the Civil War.

The SOA session track is on Thursday and will feature three engaging sessions.

Questions? Contact the Committee Cochairs Rachael Bussert and Anne Ryckbost.

Last Updated on October 6, 2021 by janet_carleton