Telling Women’s Stories at Historic Sites Webinar

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Telling Women’s Stories at Historic Sites Webinar
Building off the Forum Blog Series: Women’s History and Historic Preservation, Forum’s next webinar focuses on “Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites.” Panelists from Belle Grove, the Oneida Community Mansion House, and the Pauli Murray House will discuss their work telling women’s stories—including identifying source materials, developing interpretive plans, and building narratives that tell a broader American story.
Join us live Wednesday, March 14, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET.
Register from the Forum website below.

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Image from the U2 The Joshua Tree Concert in East Rutherford, NJ in June 2017. The slide preceeded a series of images of strong women from the past and present. Credit: Priya Chhaya


Digital Storytelling Screening

Join the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation and the Japanese American National Museum on Saturday, February 17 at 5:30pm in downtown LA. They are hosting a digital storytelling event. It’s free and open to the public, but you will need to RSVP via
#LA #LosAngeles #CA #storytelling

SOHA Call for Posters Deadline Extended

SOHA 2018 Call for Posters

There’s still time submit a poster for the 2018 conference by our extended deadline of February 28th! View the SOHA 2018 Call for Posters for additional details.


SOHA 2018 Conference

2018 Southwest Oral History Association Annual Conference

April 27-29, 2018 – Marriott Fullerton and California State University, Fullerton Elevating Voices: Oral Histories of Resilience and Unity Register Now

Conference Hotels We encourage you to make your hotel arrangements soon. The conference committee obtained a limited number of rooms at specially-negotiated conference rates at the following hotel. Reduced-rate rooms are subject to availability. To book at the conference rate, use the link below or call the hotel by referencing the information below: Southwest Oral History Association Conference Start date: 4/27/18 End date: 4/29/18 Last day to book: 4/6/18 Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate: Fullerton Marriott at California State University for 130.00 USD per night Book your group rate for Southwest Oral History Association Conference with this link. Fullerton Marriott at California State University 2701 Nutwood Avenue Fullerton, California 92831 714-738-7800

Single/Double $130 per night
Visit our website conference page for more details.
2018 Conference & Site Images:

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Fox Fullerton
located in downtown

Clark Heritage House,
located at the CSUF Arboretum

There’s still time submit a poster for the 2018 conference by our extended deadline of February 28th! View the SOHA 2018 Call for Posters for additional details.

Poster Session


Franklin Howard, SOHA’s Graduate Assistant, presented his research at the 2016 OHA Conference in Long Beach, CA. Did you know that you can still participate in the 2018 SOHA Conference by submitting a poster by January 26th, 2018? We would love to feature your work during our conference in Fullerton, CA on April 27-29th, 2018. Read our SOHA 2018 Call for Posters for submission details. Visit for additional information about the conference.

UCI Illuminations with Author Jill Lepore

A"The American Experience: A Lab Report"

Author Jill Lepore, “The American Experience: A Lab Report”

Public reading with Q&A 4:00-5:30 p.m. 

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. She is currently writing a history of the United States.

Jill Lepore is the keynote speaker for “Who Do We Think We Are? American Identity and the Democratic Ideal in the 21st Century.”

Lepore received a B.A. in English from Tufts University in 1987, an M.A. in American Culture from the University of Michigan in 1990, and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University in 1995. She joined the Harvard History Department in 2003 and was Chair of the History and Literature Program in 2005-10, 2012, and 2014. In 2012, she was named Harvard College Professor, in recognition of distinction in undergraduate teaching. In 2014, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and to the American Philosophical Society. Since 2015, she has been an Affiliated Faculty member at the Harvard Law School. Her research has been funded by the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Pew Foundation, the Gilder Lehrman Institute, the Charles Warren Center, and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. She is the recipient of many honors and awards including honorary degrees from Bowdoin College, Colgate University, Tufts University, and Warwick University.           

Event Details

  • When: Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center
  • Where: Friday, February 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • Organizer: Julia Lupton (email)

Register / RSVP

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