35th Annual AJHA Convention
St. Petersburg  |   Oct. 6-8, 2016

Convention contacts

Convention Coordinator
Caryl Cooper

Registration Coordinator
Ken Ward

Program Coordinator
Dianne Bragg

Convention hosts

Fred Blevens
Berrin Beasley
Bernell Tripp
Kimberly Voss

Convention sponsors

Reception sponsors

General convention sponsors

Friday, October 7

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

9-10 a.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Copyright, Conviction and the Free Press
(Click paper titles for abstracts)
Williams/Demens Room

Moderator: Noah Arceneaux, San Diego State University

Yun Li and Marilyn Greenwald, Ohio University
Getting Lucky: How Prosecutors Thomas E. Dewey and Eunice Carter Used the Press to Convict Mob Boss Luciano

Erin Coyle, Louisiana State University

Turning Point: Exploring Journalists’ and Judges’ Attempts to Protect Free Press and Fair Trial Rights after Sheppard v. Maxwell

Jason Lee Guthrie, University of Georgia
Poor Richard’s Copyright: Benjamin Franklin and the Theorization of Intellectual Property in Colonial America

Moving Target: Navigating Copyright Law in the 21st Century
St. Petersburg Ballroom III

Moderator: Pete Smith, Mississippi State University

Kimberly Wilmot Voss, University of Central Florida
Cayce Myers, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
James Schnur, University of South Florida-St. Petersburg

10:10-11:25 a.m. Margaret A. Blanchard Dissertation Award
Visit Awards page for more information.

11:35 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Donna Allen Roundtable Luncheon
St. Petersburg Ballroom I and II
Visit Events page for more information.

1-8 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 the best museums in the country in St. Petersburg on their own. Here are just a few of the museums you can enjoy and the cost for admission: the Dali Museum ($24), St. Petersburg Museum of History ($15), the Museum of Fine Arts ($17), and the Florida Holocaust Museum ($16). To get to these venues, you can walk or catch the Looper Trolley in front of the hotel.

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