CFH at AHA 2020

The CFH is hosting multiple events at this year’s upcoming American Historical Association meeting in New York City.

CFH Program at the AHA Annual Meeting

New York City

January 3-4, 2020

Lament as a Historical Practice


Friday, January 3, 2020: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Sheraton New York, Sugar Hill

Chair: Jay Green, Covenant College

Papers:
Frederick Douglass’s Fourth of July Speech and Lament in American History
Trisha D Posey, John Brown University

Justice Everywhere: The Prison to College Pipeline Program, Mass Incarceration, and Race Historical Continuity in Mississippi
Otis Pickett, Mississippi College

“How Long, O Lord?” A Historical Pedagogy of Lament
Timothy Fritz, Mount St. Mary’s University

Comment: The Audience

CFH Breakfast Reception


Saturday, January 4, 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
New York Hilton, Green Room

Educating for Activism? Historians and Politics in the Contemporary United States


Saturday, January 4, 2020: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
New York Hilton, New York Room

Chair: Heath Carter, Princeton Theological Seminary

Speaker(s):
Beth Allison Barr, Baylor University
Cara Burnidge, University of Northern Iowa
Kristin Kobes Du Mez, Calvin College
Philipp Gollner, Goshen College
Luke E. Harlow, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Kathryn Lofton, Yale University
Jemar Tisby, University of Mississippi

Comment: The Audience

What Is Race? Historical and Theological Retrieval in American Christianity


Saturday, January 4, 2020: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
New York Hilton, New York Room

Chair: Rita Roberts, Scripps College

Papers:
Before Ontological Blackness: Race and the 18th-Century Black Calvinist Tradition
Steven Harris, Harvard University

“The Blood That Made America Great”: German Racial Thought in Southern Protestantism
Joel Iliff, Baylor University

Racism as Vice: Towards a Thomistic Account of an Ill-Defined Phenomenon
Nathan Cartagena, Wheaton College

Comment: The Audience