Thursday, September 24, 7:30 pm

"Third Genders in World History"

A special, pre-conference lecture by Dr. Merry Wiesner-Hanks.

Friday, September 25

8:30 am Registration table opens

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Dr. Jonathan Reynolds' Workshop entitled, "Changing Your World History Recipe: Using Food to Enrich the World History Classroom,”

followed by lunch for the workshop participants (special workshop registration required).

12:00-2:00 pm Lunch

Lunch is on one's own, except for workshop participants, and conference attendees may visit the rotary jail museum on their own (you can pay the $5 entrance fee to the museum with your conference registration)

2:00-3:15 pm Panels

3:15-3:45 pm Break​

3:45-5:00 pm Panels

5:00-6:30 pm Reception

7:00-8:30 pm Keynote Address entitled, "On the Cutting Edge of World History: Rethinking Food in World History, and Rethinking World History With Food" by Dr. Jonathan Reynolds

​Saturday, September 26

8:30 am Conference Registration Table open

9:00-10:15 am Panels

​10:15-10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Panels

​12:00-2:00 pm Lunch

Lunch may be paid for in advance with registration. Additionally, conference attendees are invited to visit the rotary jail museum as a group on Saturday ($5 entrance fee will be collected with your registration fee and passed on to the museum); a shuttle will leave for the museum at 12:30 and return to the conference at 1:45.

2:00-3:15 pm Panels

3:30-4:30 Executive Committee Meeting (MWWHA members are welcome to attend)

Feast and Famine in World History

The Sixth Annual Conference of the MWWHA

was held 

25-26th September 2015​*

*with additional pre-conference lecture on Sept. 24!

at Wabash College (Crawfordsville, Indiana)

Here's more info about paying the conference registration and/or for membership:

Click here to be taken to our conference's website where you can register for the conference or just pay for a membership in MWWHA but still have access to detailed information about the conference and discussions about world history. 

Early Bird Discount in effect until September 10, 2015. Register for the conference by September 10 and receive $10 off the registration fee. (The discount will be applied as you go through the check out process.)

Also, during the check out process, you can choose different options (for example, the workshop on Friday or lunch on Saturday) -- use the schedule below to help you decide which you want to take advantage of.

Wabash College is hosting the conference.


​A car is recommended. The nearest airport is IND (Indianapolis International Airport), which is about an hour away from Wabash College.

You can use the discussion board on the conference website ( to arrange to share a car rental and/or to share rides between the conference and the hotels.


​Holiday Inn Express & Suites has a block of rooms reserved with special rates ($93 for Thursday, $105 for Friday and Saturday nights). You must call (765) 323-4575 and ask for the Midwest World History Association room block by August 25, 2015, to get these rates. It is located at 2506 Lafayette Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

Other hotels nearby are:

Ramada Limited Crawfordsville, located at ​1025 Corey Blvd, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Comfort Inn, located at 2991 N. Gandhi St., Crawfordsville, IN, 47933

Quality Inn, located at 2500 North Lafayette Road, Crawfordsville, IN, 47933

Hampton Inn & Suites, located at 2895 Gandhi Drive, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 47933

General Schedule of Events