2021 Tennessee Conference of Historians

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Date: October 21-23, 2021

Hosted by the Department of History, The University of Memphis

The 2021 meeting of the Tennessee Conference of Historians will be held October 21-23, 2021. 

The theme of the conference,"The Future of the Past: Individual and Historical Changes" seeks to bring together college and university professors, teachers, librarians, museum professionals, students, and all practitioners of history in a discussion centering on aspects of Tennessee history, culture, politics, geography, and archaeology. We invite you to join us in this worthy pursuit. 
Possible Topics: Myth, Memory, and Monuments; Crossroads of Peoples and Places; Discovering History: People, Places, Documents, and Artifacts; Politics in Tennessee; Culture and Legacy of Native Americans.

All sessions on Friday will meet in the University Center. On Saturday, following a brief presentation, attendees may visit the Sultana Museum free of charge.

For information about registration and opportunities to participate, please follow the links at the left.

A pdf of the conference program can be downloaded here.


Charles W. Crawford, Ph.D.
Conference Chair Director,
Oral History Research
Office 213 Mitchell Hall
The University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee 38152-3450

Douglas W. Cupples, Ph.D.
Program Chair
Independent Scholar
901.832.3150 (mobile)