65th Annual
Missouri Conference on History
and Midwest Regional Meeting of Phi Alpha Theta

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The sixty-fifth annual Missouri Conference on History, hosted by the Missouri State University’s College of Humanities and Public Affairs and History Department and sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri, will be held March 15-17, 2023, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Springfield. The conference 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.

More details will be posted to this website as they are confirmed. The call for papers is currently open. Award nominations are currently being accepted.

Keep checking this website or subscribe to SHSMO's "Publications and Scholarship" emails to learn more.

The cost of 2023 registration includes:

All Conference Sessions
Welcome Reception on Wednesday
Keynote Luncheon on Thursday
Thursday Evening Reception on Thursday

These additional events invite attendees to experience and celebrate local history for a small fee:

Awards Banquet on Friday

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.

Registration for the conference will open in early 2023.

Events

Details on all events are still being confirmed. Keep checking this website or subscribe to SHSMO's "Publications and Scholarship" emails to learn more.

Wednesday, March 15

Welcome Reception

Details TBD

Thursday, March 16

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 Luncheon

Details TBD

Thursday Evening Reception

Details TBD

Friday, March 17

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

Details TBD

Hotel

The event will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Springfield.

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
2431 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 831-3131 | Hotel Website

The conference has a block available with rooms for $119/night. Book online by February 16, 2022, to take advantage.

Past Conferences

Conference Number Dates Location Host(s) Program (pdf)
64 March 16-18, 2022 Jefferson City Missouri State Archives 2022 Program
63 March 10-12, 2021 Virtual State Historical Society of Missouri 2021 Program
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