The 60th Annual WHA Conference

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020
  • Saturday, October 17, 2020
  • Virtual


  • WHA Membership must be current

The WHA is Online!

The 60th Annual Western History Association Conference will be online from October 13-17, 2020. In the weeks after you register for the conference, you will receive access to Pheedloop, our online virtual space, where you can create and customize your own profile page, review session information, and more! Please exhibit patience as you learn more about Pheedloop from our staff.

Conference Registration:

WHA conference registration opens August 17, 2020. The conference pre-reigstration deadline is September 25, 2020. Registration and full payment must be processed by September 25, 2020 to receive the pre-registration rates and to ensure you receive a physical copy of the "Swag Bag" Conference Tote. All persons attending, including program participants, are required to register for the conference. 

Free Registration for Members! 

This year, WHA members receive complimentary registration! To join the WHA visit you have any questions regarding registration please contact the WHA office via email at Refunds will be issued for cancellations received by September 30, 2020. All requests for refunds after that date will not be honored.

Pre-Registration Rates: August 17 - September 25

Non-Member $60
Student Non-Member $30
Under/Unemployed Contact the WHA Office

** The WHA will allow both online and offline payments, but prefers online payments in 2020. The WHA no longer offers registration rates for Joint members. Each WHA conference attendee, regardless of membership category, must individually register.

Registration Rates: Beginning September 26

Non-Member $75
Student Non-Member $35
Under/Unemployed  Contact the WHA Office

** The WHA will only allow online payments after September 25. All registrations that are not paid immediately will be cancelled after 15 minutes. If this is a concern, please adhere to the pre-registration deadlines. 

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 

1445 Jayhawk Blvd.

3650 Wescoe Hall

Lawrence, KS 66045