Conference Highlights


The conference features a keynote presentation by Juan Gonzales, the award-winning journalist, activist, and historian of Latino rights activism in the United States. Additionally, Professor Robert Smith of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will offer a half-day workshop for teachers on The Civil Rights Movement in Transnational Context. Continuing education credit will be available for K-12 teachers taking the workshop.

Thank you...


Thank you conference committee members Nat Godley, Andrae Marak, Hong-Ming Liang, Susan Smith, Krista Feinberg, Louisa Rice, and Justin Quinn Olmstead!  Thank you also, Sandi Kawanna and Sharon Banaszak for all the attention and effort you put into this conference. And thanks belong to the History Channel and Governors State University for their support that made this conference possible and accessible to students as well as professionals. 

Fifth Annual Conference of the MWWHA



"Rights" in World History


26-27th September 2014, Governors State University (University Park, Illinois)