Conference Info

Participant Information – NEHA Fall 2018

The 101st meeting of the New England Historical Association will be held at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Program arranged by NEHA Vice President Libby Bischof.

Schedule and Preliminary Conference Program

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN at our new registration/membership portal

Or use the Registration Form (also included in members’ mailed Fall newsletter). Return by mail with your check payable to NEHA by October 15th to:

Martin Menke, NEHA Executive Secretary
New England Historical Association
c/o Department of History
Rivier University
420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Registration is REQUIRED for members and non-members who attend the conference, including panelists, panel chairs and commentators. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Although same-day registration at the conference is possible, luncheon seating may be limited.

Please do not mail the form after October 15, as it may not be received on time. Walk-in registration (cash or check only) will be available at $30 on the day of the conference beginning at 8:00 am.

Information for Conference Participants:

Location and Directions
UConn is located on Discovery Drive in Storrs, Connecticut 06269

Driving Directions and Campus Map

Campus Main Phone: (860) 486-2000

Recommended Local Accommodations:

Accommodations are available about 20 miles away in Manchester, CT, including:

Courtyard by Marriott, Manchester
225 Slater Street
Manchester, CT

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Manchester
191 Spencer Street
Manchester, CT

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Manchester
109 Pavilions Drive
Manchester, CT

Hampton Inn & Suites, Manchester
1432 Pleasant Valley Road
Manchester, CT

Instructions for Panelists: please remember to send your papers and a brief bio to your commentators as early as possible so they might have time to review them with care. Panels are 90 minutes in duration. Chairs should introduce the panelists and their papers. Each paper presentation should last no more than twenty minutes. If there is a panel commentator, she or he should speak for no more than ten minutes to leave time for a general discussion involving the audience. All session rooms will be equipped with internet-connected computer workstation and projector. If you will need additional equipment, please notify in advance the program chair, Libby Bischof.

Instructions for Panel Chairs/Commenters

Conference Schedule: Saturday, October 27: Continental breakfast at 8:00 am in the Student Union. Two morning sessions (8:30 and 10:30) and one afternoon session (1:45), held in McHugh Hall, just behind the Student Union. Members are invited to bring copies of their own recent publications as well as timely professional literature for display or distribution in the book exhibit at 10:00 am on Saturday. Luncheon will be served but seating is limited, so please reserve your space at lunch when you register.


A complementary continental breakfast and a ticketed luncheon will be served on Saturday; please reserve luncheon in advance since this facilitates meal planning. Indicate any dietary needs when you register. We cannot accommodate special dietary requests on the day of the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in Storrs this October!