63rd Annual
Missouri Conference on History
and Midwest Regional Meeting of Phi Alpha Theta

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The sixty-third annual Missouri Conference on History will be held March 10-12. The conference, hosted by the State Historical Society of Missouri, brings together scholars, teachers, and other professional historians to share in the presentation of research, to exchange information on teaching and curriculum, to consider ways to promote the welfare of the profession and general interest in history, and to discuss other concerns common to all historians.

The cost of 2021 registration includes:

All Conference Sessions - TBA
Opening Plenary on WednesdayRSVP required
Keynote Plenary on ThursdayRSVP required
Business Meeting/Awards Ceremony on FridayRSVP required

All presenters and participants must register for the conference. Submission of the registration form is a commitment to attend the conference, and reimbursement will not be issued for cancellations. Another member of your organization is welcome in your place if circumstances necessitate.

For more information, contact the State Historical Society of Missouri at mch@shsmo.org or (573) 882-7083.

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Events

Wednesday, March 10

Opening Plenary

Cost: Included in registration

Registration: RSVP required

Sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri

Thursday, March 11

Conference Sessions

Plan to attend sessions throughout the day to enjoy presentations of new research on a wide variety of topics from all fields of history.

Keynote Plenary

Cost: Included in registration

Registration: RSVP required

University of Mississippi Professor of History Jarod Roll will present "'The unorganized of Missouri are always with us': Southwest Missouri Metal Miners and the Long History of White Working-Class Conservatism," drawn from his 2020 book Poor Man’s Fortune: White Working-Class Conservativism in American Metal Mining, 1850-1950.

The keynote plenary is sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Friday, March 12

Conference Sessions

Plan to attend sessions throughout the day to enjoy presentations of new research on a wide variety of topics from all fields of history.

Other Events

Registration: RSVP required

Join the Missouri Conference on History in celebrating exceptional scholarship on the Show-Me State. For more details on specific awards, visit the awards page.

Past Conferences

Conference Number Dates Location Host(s) Program (pdf)
62 March 11-13, 2020 St. Louis Lindenwood University 2020 Program
61 March 6-8, 2019 Kansas City University of Missouri-Kansas City and Park University 2019 Program
60 March 14-16, 2018 Jefferson City Missouri State Archives 2018 Program
59 March 22-24, 2017 Springfield Missouri State University History Department 2017 Program
58 March 9-11, 2016 Columbia The State Historical Society of Missouri 2016 Program
57 March 11-13, 2015 Chesterfield University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of History 2015 Program
56 March 17-18, 2014 Jefferson City Missouri State Archives 2014 Program
55 March 21-22, 2013 Cape Girardeau Southeast Missouri State University Department of History 2013 Program
54 March 29-30, 2012 Columbia The State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri-Columbia Department of History 2012 Program
53 April 14-15, 2011 Kansas City University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of History 2011 Program
52 April 14-16, 2010 Jefferson City Missouri State Archives and Missouri Museums Association 2010 Program
51 April 15-17, 2009 Springfield Missouri State University History Department Not Available
50 April 2-4, 2008 Columbia The State Historical Society of Missouri 2008 Program
49 April 19-20, 2007 St. Louis University of Missouri-St. Louis Department of History Not Available
48 March 30-31, 2006 Sedalia Central Missouri State University, State Fair Community College, and National Archives Central Plains Region Not Available
47 April 14-15, 2005 Maryville Northwest Missouri State University Department of History, Humanities, Philosophy and Political Science Not Available