34th Annual AJHA Convention
Oklahoma City   |   Oct. 8-10, 2015

Friday, October 9

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

8-8:50 a.m. Scholars' Breakfast
Continental Room
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9-10 a.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Self-Defining "A Woman's Place": Influential Female Journalists
(Click paper titles for abstracts)
Centennial Ballroom

Moderator: Terry Lueck, University of Akron

Tracy Lucht, Iowa State University
From Sob Sister to Society Editor: Dorothy Ashby Pownall’s "Feel for the Game" of Journalism

Candi Carter Olson, Utah State University

“A Cosmic Shoulder for the Public to Lean Upon”:  Pittsburgh’s First Sob Sister Gertrude Gordon

Samantha Peko, Ohio University
Elizabeth Bisland and the North American Review

Origin Stories: Long-time Members Recall the Early Years of AJHA


Grand Ballroom A-B

Moderator: Erika J. Pribanic-Smith, University of Texas-Arlington

Mike Murray, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Alf Pratte
, Brigham Young University (retired)
Wm. David Sloan, University of Alabama (retired)
Leonard Teel, Georgia State University (retired)

10:10-11:25 a.m. Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Award
Grand Ballroom A-C
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11:35 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Donna Allen Roundtable Luncheon
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1-6:30 p.m. Historic Tour
Meet in hotel lobby
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