WHA 2023 Conference: Los Angeles

Mark your calendars for the 63rd Annual WHA Conference, which is scheduled for October 26-29, 2023 (Thursday-Sunday), in Los Angeles, California, at the Westin Bonaventure. Bookmark this page to check for updates on conference details, the 2023 Call for Papers, and to learn more about presenting your work in Los Angeles!

Hotel Rooms: 

Single ($210/night)

Student ($126/night)



2023 President: Announcement Coming in 2022!

Coming soon!

2023 CFP

Check back in January 2022 for the 2023 Call For Papers!

Submit A Session for 2023!

The paper and panel submission process will open on September 1, 2022. All submissions are due December 5, 2022. 

Please check this page for updates on the session submission process. In the meantime, you should create a profile on the WHA online abstract platform, which is required before submitting your work. 

Travel scholarship and prizes for students and public historians are awarded annually by the WHA. Please visit the WHA awards for more information.

2023 Program Committee Co-Chairs:

Forthcoming in 2021!


2023 Program Committee

Coming Soon in 2022!

The WHA is located in the Department of History at the University of Kansas.

The WHA is grateful to KU's History Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their generous support!

Western History Association

University of Kansas | History Department

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Lawrence, KS 66045 | 785-864-0860