The program for the 125th annual meeting of the American Historical Association is now online. If I were going to the AHA (and I haven’t decided yet if I am) and I was planning on attending a session in every time slot (which I never do), these are the panels I would try to attend.
Thursday at 3:00pm
Keywords in American Religious History: Diaspora, Sexuality, Liberalism, Pentecostalism, Martyr
Thursday at 5:30pm
“God in America”–Part Two: Discussion with Steven Prothero and Randall Stephens.
Friday at 9:30am
Sacred Politics: Rethinking the Rise of the Religious Right
Friday at 2:30pm
Publishing the Sacred: The Religious Use of Popular Print in Early America
Saturday at 8:00am
Breakfast Reception: Conference on Faith and History
Saturday at 9:00am
Bracketing Faith and Historical Practice: A Roundtable
Saturday at 11:30am
A Retrospective on the Scholarship of Richard Bushman
Saturday at 2:30pm
Teachers as Historians: Creating a Content-Based Teaching American History Program
Sunday at 8:30am
Beyond the Protestant Nation: Religion and the Narrative of American History
Sunday at 11:00am
The Influences of Slavery on Colonial Christianity
That's a great list! I am going and mine is pretty similar:
Ditto on Thursday and Friday AM, although I am intrigued by Shawn David Young's paper, Reliving the Jesus Movement, in a 3pm panel on Thursday.
Friday at 2:30
Cosmopolitanism and Religion in the Turn of the Twentieth Century U.S. Left
(That's assuming I don't go on the Tour of Religion Sites with my former adviser, Peter Williams.)
Heitzenrater's Presidential Address
Religion in the Great Depression: Global Collapse, Local Crises
Strangers in an Ever-Stranger Land: Evangelicals Confront New England, 1834-1937
Why Study Religion in the American West
Joseph S Moore says
Hey guys- what about a little love for my panel? Holy Heritage: Irish Covenanters and Belief in the Atlantic World
Saturday at 1130. Please don't make me present to the 3 mothers in the room.