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“1816 AND ALL THAT:  HISTORY/MEMORY/COMMEMORATION”

2016 INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF HISTORIANS CONFERENCE

FEB. 19-20, 2016

INDIANA MEMORIAL UNION

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON

REGISTRATION

All IAH participants must register for the meeting.  Registration is available at this site.  Registration fee includes attendance at all sessions, and keynote luncheon followed by public lecture featuring James E. Young of the University of Massachusetts.

SCHEDULE

The conference commences at 7:00 pm, Friday, Feb. 19, in the historic Andrew Wylie House, 307 E. 2nd St.,  with an informal roundtable, “Indiana 1816,” featuring historian John Larson, folklorist Henry Glassie, and novelist James Alexander Thom.  The meeting continues with simultaneous paper sessions from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday, Feb. 20.

A preliminary program is posted here [Draft Program Dec. 2015].

ACCOMMODATION

For information on discounted hotel rooms at the Indiana Memorial Union for Friday, Feb. 19, follow these instructions:

 

Phone:  800-209-8145 or 812-855-2536

Web:  www.imu.indiana.edu click “Biddle Hotel”

click “accommodations”

scroll down to “reserve a room”

enter desired arrival / departure dates

click here for special rates

enter group code: IAH2016

click “check availability”

make selection and process reservation

 

IAH rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis until Jan. 19, 2016.  IMU hotel guests will receive a complimentary parking pass upon check-in to the hotel.  Other conference registrants will receive a 50% parking discount.

 

Information on other local hotel options can be found at visitbloomington.com.