Sunday, October 10, 2010

TTU Hosts Regional History Conference

Tennessee Tech University's history faculty will host more than 100 historians on the campus later this week, who are attending the 26th Annual Ohio Valley History Conference.   In addition to the TTU history department, conference host institutions include Austin Peay, East Tennessee State, Murray State, Eastern Kentucky and Western Kentucky universities. Presenters at the conference hail from more than a dozen states. TTU history faculty members are leading or presenting many of the panel discussions, including one on the Civil War, another on the African-American experience in the 20th century, tales of the Upper Cumberland, science and medicine, propaganda during and after World War II, health issues in history and economic history, among others. Those interested in attending are welcome to examine the full list of panel discussion topics and registration information available at the Tech website.