The 2011 Ohio Valley History Conference


The 2011 Ohio Valley History Conference will be hosted by Murray State University in Murray, KY October 6, 7, and 8, 2011 (Thursday through Saturday).

The conference program will be posted on this website by August 26th.

The conference will include a Friday evening banquet with a talk by Kerby A. Miller, Curators’ Professor of History at the University of Missouri –Columbia, and a Saturday luncheon (speaker TBA).

Registration for the conference costs $60 ($50 for graduate students), which includes dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday.  Murray State undergraduates are encouraged to attend conference panels at no charge.

 The Registration form is available on Google Documents.  Please download it, fill it out, and send it to the department (the address is at the bottom of the form) along with your registration fee:

The conference hotel will be the Best Western University Inn in Murray:

There is a block of rooms reserved at the conference rate of $52.99 per night. the best way to reserve your room at this rate is to call: (270) 753-5353 .  ‎ Just mention that you are part of the conference.

Our Keynote speaker on Friday evening will be the distinguished historian of Ireland and the Irish diaspora, Kerby Miller: people/miller.html

The preliminary program is available at google documents:

 If you have any questions, feel free to contact the conference organizer at

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