TOHA 2024: Prairie View A&M University

Sep 6, 2024

TOHA 2024: Prairie View A&M University


September 6, 2024 - September 7, 2024    
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TOHA 2024: Prairie View A&M University

Where: Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas, United States

When: September 6th – September 7th, 2024

Description: TOHA 2024 will be held September 6-7, 2024, on the campus of Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, TX!

Founded in 1876, Prairie View A&M University is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of two land-grant universities in the state. This historically black college/university (HBCU) is classified as a Carnegie R2 university with more than 70 degree programs, 30 master’s programs, and 6 doctoral programs.

This conference will be the twelfth annual conference of the Texas Oral History Association and the first TOHA conference to take place at an HBCU. Thank you to PVAMU and the Ruth J. Simmons Center for Race and Justice for supporting our conference!

If interested in presenting, proposals are being accepted now through July 1, 2024. Conference registration will open in July. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

The Texas Oral History Association (TOHA), founded in 1983, promotes the use and good practices of oral history research through a variety of programs and publications, including the journal Sound Historian. Comprised of individuals representing diverse interests and disciplines, the professional organization will host its twelfth annual conference on September 6-7, 2024, on the campus of Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas!

Scholars, educators, students, history enthusiasts, folklorists, family historians, and more are encouraged to submit proposals for papers or sessions to be considered for the program. Topics should include clear evidence of oral history research or provide new insights on the methodology.

Both complete sessions and individual paper proposals are welcome. Individual presentations must not exceed twenty minutes, and the session format will include opening remarks by a chair, followed by two or three papers, and concluding remarks from a commentator.

Proposals should include the names, affiliations, and contact information of participants (bio), the titles of sessions and papers, and a brief description of the topics to be covered. Please submit your proposals via email by July 1, 2024.

Institution: TOHA (Texas Oral History Association)

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