37th Annual AJHA Convention
Salt Lake City   |   Oct. 4-6, 2018

Convention contacts

Convention Coordinator
Caryl Cooper
University of Alabama

Registration Coordinator
Ken Ward
Lamar University

Program Coordinator
Donna Lampkin Stephens
University of Central Arkansas

Convention hosts

University of Utah
Kimberley Mangun
David Vergobbi
Glen Feighery

Saturday, October 6

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

8-9:50 a.m. Research in Progress Sessions
For a full list of presenters, see the Research in Progress page.

10-11:30 a.m. General Business Meeting

All are welcome. A full agenda will be provided in early October.

  • Approval of 2017 Minutes
  • Election of Officers
  • Officer and Committee Chair Reports
  • Presentation of Research and Service Awards
  • Gavel turned over to Ross Collins, North Dakota State University

11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Working Lunch (Officers/Board)

New and continuing officers and board members enjoy a complimentary lunch in appreciation of services provided to AJHA.

12:45-1:45 p.m. AJHA Book of the Year Award
Award recipient TBA

2-3:15 p.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Images Worth A Thousand Words
(Click paper titles for abstracts)

Moderator: John P. Ferré, University of Louisville

Dolores Flamiano, James Madison University
You Shudder at the Picture: Anti-lynching Graphics in the Richmond Planet, 1891-1917

Harlen Makemson, Elon University
From Gibson Girl to Gibson Goddess: The World War I Illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson in Life Magazine

Thomas Terry, Utah State University
There Gleams the Light of Other Days: E.H. Harrington, Jr. as Witness to the Passing of Times 

Linda Lumsden, University of Arizona
Don Sotaco Finds His Voice: Visual Rhetoric and Farm Worker Identity in El Malcriado, 1964-1967 

Family History Secrets: DNA, Genealogy, Privacy and the Past

Moderator: Dianne Bragg, Alabama

Karen Aumen, Brigham Young
Ed Carter, Brigham Young
Quint Randle, Brigham Young

3:25-4:35 p.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Many Ways to Make a Difference: 20th-Century People and Issues
(Click paper titles for abstracts)

Moderator: Cayce Myers, Virginia Tech

Willie Tubbs, University of West Florida
Impassioned Speeches and Golden Fleeces: William Proxmire and the Press, 1957-1989

Rich Shumate, Western Kentucky University
The Thanksgiving Without Cranberries: Anatomy of a Media Frenzy

Rachael Vacanti, Ohio University
Dr. Margaret Pfanstiehl Expands Modern Descriptive Video Service 

PANEL: American Journalism Special Issue: Women’s Suffrage and the Media

Moderator: Carolyn Kitch, Temple University

Linda Lumsden, University of Arizona
Teri Finneman, University of Kansas
Amy Easton-Flake, Brigham Young University
Nancy C. Unger, Santa Clara University
Brooke Kroeger, New York University

6-8:30 p.m. Gala Dinner
Squatters Pub; meet in hotel lobby
Visit Events page for more information.

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

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