The Western History Association's annual conference is a four-day event in October, and features over fifty sessions on all aspects of the North American West, numerous receptions, and tours to nearby historic sites. The location changes yearly, with recent conferences held in St. Paul, Portland, Newport Beach,  and Tucson.  Some of the highlights of the conference are the Presidential Luncheon and the WHA Awards Banquet, as well as many other sponsored events for a wide range of perspectives on the North American West. 
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Thresholds, Walls & Bridges | 55th Annual Conference | Portland












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The WHA is hosted on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and benefits from the generous support of the College of Arts and Sciences.


Western History Association | University of Nebraska at Omaha | Department of History | 6001 Dodge Street | Omaha, NE 68182 | 

| (402) 554-5999 | westernhistoryassociation@gmail.com


The Western History Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.