Houston Area Seminar in History
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a working group for historians, graduate students,
and other scholars in the Houston area who are
interested in the study of the Americas.
1988, HASH meetings have been held two or three
times per semester. Historians from Rice
University, the University of Houston, the
University of St. Thomas, the University of
Houston—Clear Lake, the University of
Houston—Downtown, Texas Southern University, Sam
Houston State University, Texas A&M
University, and other area institutions gather to
discuss a paper in progress. Originally conceived
for scholars of the U.S. South, the seminar has
broadened its focus to welcome work in the history
of both North and South America. Time periods and
specific topics will vary.
of each paper are distributed via email well in
advance of the meeting in order to allow the time
together to be used for discussion. If you are
interested in presenting a paper, you may
contact the organizers below. To add your name
to the mailing list, go to https://mailman.rice.edu/mailman/listinfo/hash.