2017 Conference–Dallas

Theme Histories of Memory, Memories of History

The ninth annual S-USIH Conference will be held from Thursday, October 26 to Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center [follow link for conference rate]. The theme of the conference will be “Histories of Memory, Memories of History.”

gordon-reed_1We are delighted to report that our keynote speaker will be renowned historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, Professor of History in the History Department at Harvard University, and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute.  Professor Gordon-Reed has published seven books, including The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (2008), winner of the Pulitzer Prize in history and the National Book Award for nonfiction.  She published her most recent book, “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination (co-authored with Peter S. Onuf), this past spring.

S-USIH 2017 Conference Message Board for Proposals

2017 Conference Committee

  • L.D. Burnett, Chair
  • Ben Alpers
  • Christopher Cameron
  • Anthony Chaney
  • Sara Georgini
  • Andrew Seal
  • Whitney Stewart