Conference proposals are due October 15, 2018!
The Western Association of Women Historians holds an annual spring conference for the presentation of scholarly work, new research, the discussion of teaching methods, writing, and other issues of importance to women scholars.
The 2019 conference marks a milestone in the organization’s history. Our 50th anniversary celebration will be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon from April 25-27, 2019.
Call for Papers
The WAWH Program Committee invites proposals for panels, roundtables, posters, workshops, and individual presentations in all fields, regions, and periods of history. Proposals are due October 15, 2018. View the 2019 WAWH CFP (pdf).
We are trialing an online spreadsheet where prospective presenters can enter their information in the hope of finding other interested presenters. Potential presenters are encouraged to try out this tool.
Book Launch and Reading
Did you publish a book in 2018? Are you interested in being one of our featured authors at the Book Launch? Please submit a proposal by Monday, October 15, 2018. View our Book Launch Submission Form.
Please visit Conference Submissions for information about submissions including forms, samples, and instructions.
Registration and Memberships
Registration for the 2019 conference and WAWH membership purchase, as well as additional information regarding registration and conference costs, will be available by September 2019. Participant registration will begin in January 2019.
The conference will be held at the Hilton Portland Downtown. Attendees will be able to book their accommodations using a WAWH group rate; more information is forthcoming.
Do you have questions about submitting a proposal for or attending a WAWH conference? Check out the WAWH 2019 Proposal FAQ.
If you have any unanswered questions, please contact our Executive Director, Sarah Gold McBride.