ASCH hosts two events each year. The Fall conference tends to be our main event with several panels and presentations on a theme; Spring meetings are usually smaller events, often at a local historical society. Information on coming and recent conferences can be found below.
Spring 2019 Meeting: Titled “Connecticut, Crisis, and Social Change,” this gathering will feature three papers on key moments of social unrest and change as well as the ASCH annual meeting. The meeting will be held April 27 at the New Haven Museum. Registration and paper descriptions available now!
Fall 2018 Conference: Jointly sponsored with the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society and the University of Connecticut School of Law, titled “The Constitution of 1818 and its Times.” This conference was held November 3 at the UCONN School of Law in Hartford.
Spring 2018 Meeting, “Using Oral History and Popular Culture to Teach Connecticut History.”
Fall 2017 Conference, “Uncomfortable Conversations: Religion and Politics in New England”
Spring 2017 Meeting, “Using Local Sources.”
Fall 2016 Conference “Land of Steady Innovation: Connecticut and the New”
Spring 2016 Meeting “Textiles, Industrialization and Immigration in Connecticut”
Fall 2015: “Connecticut and the Great War” held at Central Connecticut State University
Spring 2015: “Crime, Punishment, and Mercy in Connecticut” held at Wethersfield Historical Society
Fall 2014: “Work and Working People in Connecticut” held in Hartford (Capital Community College and the Old State House)
Spring 2014:“Connecticut Cites: Past, Present, and Future” held at Fairfield University
Fall 2013: “300 Years in Northeastern Connecticut: The Not-So-Quiet Corner” The Pomfret School
Spring 2013:“Law and Orders: Connecticut’s Legal and Political History” held in Memorial Hall, Connecticut State Library
Fall 2012: “Connecticut and New England in the War of 1812” held at Connecticut College
Spring 2012: “Alchemy, Sanctuary and the Environment” held at The Woodstock Historical Society