A lot is going in New Orleans this weekend. The Day 1 recap includes news about the first plenary session, the OAH mentoring program, the opening reception, and the States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.
Here is a taste:
“On behalf of the Local Resources Committee for OAH 2017, welcome!” write co-chairs Mary Niall Mitchell and Rosanne Adderley. “You’ve arrived in New Orleans at the start of our festival season, when tourists from around the world arrive in New Orleans to fill up on music and food. In fact, this is the time of year when the city’s reputation as a place to party is most well deserved. But New Orleans is also a city that celebrates history, so visiting historians can expect to receive a warm welcome in the midst of all this activity.”
Read the entire post here.