36th Annual AJHA Convention
Little Rock   |   Oct. 12-14, 2017

Convention contacts

Convention Coordinator
Caryl Cooper
University of Alabama

Registration Coordinator
Ken Ward
Ohio University

Program Coordinator
Ross Collins
North Dakota State

Convention hosts

Sonny Rhodes
UA Little Rock

Donna Lampkin Stephens
University of Central Arkansas

Friday, October 13

Go to: Schedule at a Glance  |  Thursday a.m.Thursday p.m.  |  Saturday

8:20-9:20 a.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Bowling, Conservation, and Comic Strips: Framing Cultural Change
(Click paper titles for abstracts)

Moderator: Dale Zacher, St. Cloud State University

Debra Jenson, Utah State University
Echoes of Opposition: The Language of Citizen Action to Save Dinosaur National Monument

Nicholas Hirshon, William Paterson University

The ‘Sheer Magic’ of Phillies Jackpot Bowling: A Pioneer in Sports Television

Pamela Walck and Ashley Walter, Duquesne University
Soaring Out of the Private Sphere: How Flyin’ Jenny and Her Comic Strip Helped Pioneer a New Path for Women’s Work During World War II

Journalism History News Service: A Series of Historical Perspectives on Contemporary Journalism

Moderator: David Vergobbi, University of Utah

Ross Collins, North Dakota State University
Patrick Cox, Patrick Cox Consultants LLC
Debra van Tuyll, Augusta University

9:30-10:50 a.m. Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Award
Visit Awards page for more information.

11:20 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Donna Allen Roundtable Luncheon
Visit Events page for more information.

12:30-5 p.m. Historic Tour
Meet in hotel lobby
Visit Tour page for more information.

NOTE: Conference attendees who do not purchase tickets for the formal group tour can visit some of Little Rock's many historic attractions on their own. See the Welcome page for suggestions.

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