The pre-registration deadline for the 2022 Virtual Conference is this Wednesday!

Registration is only $60 for AASLH members and $80 for non-members.

Registration includes access to all live sessions, recordings of all general and concurrent sessions, and networking.

General Sessions

November 1
Connecting History to TikTok
Hear from TikTok creators who are using social media to bring marginalized stories to broad audiences. Learn how history organizations can support growing online communities of educators and learners.

November 2
Jason Steinhauer
The author of the bestselling book History Disrupted looks at the many ways the web and social media have changed how the public thinks about history and will share his insights into the opportunities and challenges facing public historians as we communicate with public audiences across a growing array of social and other media.

November 3
Plugging Into Gen Z: How Public History Can Reach Younger Generations
Join members of Gen Z to hear how you can expand the conversation to include the next inheritors of our nation. Learn what makes these individuals tick and how to take an audience-first approach with your programming and content.

Concurrent Sessions and Networking Opportunities

November 1

  • Building Productive Academic-Community Collaborations in Public History
  • Expanding the Power of Place through New Narratives
  • Prison Cities: Public Memory and Placemaking
  • Interpreting the History of Water: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Leading for Staff Growth
  • Museums and the Military: Giving Back to Those Who Serve
  • Educators and Interpreters Happy Hour
  • Small Museums Happy Hour

November 2

  • Activating Green Spaces at Historic Sites: New Models for Building Community Equity
  • Moving Beyond Tokenizing School Activities
  • Place, People, and Stories: New Ways of Using Recent History
  • Preservation as Activism: Preserving Black Space as a Praxis
  • What’s Up with Field Services? Brown Bag
  • Military History Brown Bag
  • Emerging History Professionals Happy Hour
  • Historic House Museums Happy Hour

November 3

  • Making Connections: History in Place Through a Digital Scholarship Lens
  • Telling True and Untold Stories: Museums at the Flash Point of Social Change
  • Using a Genealogist’s Toolbox at Your Institution
  • Virtual Field Trips: Lessons from the Field
  • Small Museums Brown Bag
  • Climate and Sustainability Brown Bag
  • Women’s History Brown Bag
  • Museums & Race Happy Hour