Call for Speakers---History Camp America

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 8:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

History Camp America Call for Speakers

Deadline: June 1 

History Camp, an annual one-day event for adults from all walks of life, started in 2014 and now takes place in several cities, including Boston, Philadelphia, Richmond, Des Moines, and Denver.

This year it will be a nationwide event, History Camp America, and will take place online on July 10.  It will stream live 9 am - 5 pm.

History Camp America is looking for the nation’s most interesting and informative history presenters—authors, researchers, and teachers, historians, Park Rangers, and docents—anyone who has a passion for history, is deeply knowledgeable about their topic, and is a seasoned presenter who can capture and hold an audience’s attention. They have had several requests for western history.

Past History Camp participants include: 

Amity Shlaes

Lindsay Chervinsky

Eric Jay Dolin

Tom Clavin

William C. Davis

Stephen Knott

Ted Widmer

JL Bell

Emerson “Tad” Baker

Apply online by June 1, 2021: https://historycamp.org/history-camp-america-2021/presenters/

History Camp is a project of the non-profit organization The Pursuit of History (ThePursuitOfHistory.org), which engages adults in conversation about history and connects them with historic sites in their communities and across the country through innovative in-person and online programming. 

For more information, contact Carrie Lund, Executive Director, Carrie@ThePursuitOfHistory.org.


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  

wha@westernhistory.org