The 61st Annual WHA Conference

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021
  • Saturday, October 30, 2021
  • Portland, Oregon

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Contingent faculty includes those whose primary employment, whether full-time or part-time, is not on the tenure track.
  • Please contact the WHA Office to receive a code for Guest Registration. (The WHA defines a guest as a family member or someone who would not attend the conference except to accompany a conference attendee.)

Registration is closed



The  61st Annual Western History Association Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon from October 27-30, 2021. Please visit our travel and accommodations page to book your hotel now!

For 2021 Conference updates, which includes a Covid-19 vaccination requirement to attend the conference, visit this page

If you have any questions regarding registration please contact the WHA Office via email at wha@westernhistory.org, or by phone at 785-864-0860.

In 2021 there will NOT be onsite registration. 

Refunds will be issued for cancellations received by midnight on October 11, 2021 (this includes cancelled registration and ticketed events). All refunds for cancelled registration after that date will be honored, minus a $25 handling fee (please allow 2-4 weeks for processing). 

Registration Rates: July 15 - October 22nd

WHA Member $115

WHA Members-Assisted*

$80*
Non-Member $175

Student Member

$10
Student Non-Member  $45 
K-12 Teachers $50
Contingent Faculty Member** $20**
Contingent Faculty Non-Member $50 
Guest (Non-Member)*** $50*** 
Under/Unemployed/Pre-Recorded Content Email the WHA Office

*This 30% discount is a one-time initiative to offer our members extra assistance in 2021. Please do not use this registration rate if you do not require financial support.

**Contingent faculty includes those whose primary employment, whether full-time or part-time, is not on the tenure track.

***The WHA defines a guest as a family member or someone who would not attend the conference except to accompany a conference attendee. Each WHA conference attendee, regardless of membership category, must individually register – unless they qualify as a guest.


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

1445 Jayhawk Blvd. | 3650 Wescoe Hall

Lawrence, KS 66045 | 785-864-0860

wha@westernhistory.org