2018 Annual Meeting

Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville

The 2017-18 KATH Board celebrated KATH’s 43rd year at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The meeting was held at the Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville, 2215 South 3rd Street, Louisville, KY 40208.  For directions to the Library and parking, visit the UofL Library website here:

We featured multiple content sessions related to American and World history. Attendance for the conference will earn teachers a certificate of six (6) hours of professional development.


Friday, September 14th

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Prof. Lee Strang

“Reading the Constitution in 2018” – a debate between Professor Lee Strang (Federalist Society contributor, University of Toledo College of Law) and Professor Joshua A. Douglas (American Constitution Society for Law and Policy chapter at University of Kentucky College of Law).

For more on Lee Strang, visit the Federalist Society website, – and for more on Josh Douglas, see the University of Kentucky College of Law website,

The debate starts at 6 p.m. in the Eckstrom Library’s Chao Auditorium (see directions here).

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Prof. Josh Douglas

Saturday, September 15th

7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and remarks from KATH President Howard Muncy
8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
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Dr. Daniel Krebs

Dr. Daniel Krebs (University of Louisville),
“1918 to 2018: Why the First World War Still Matters Today”

9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
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Dr. Tom Mackey

Dr. Thomas Mackey (University of Louisville),
“The 14th Amendment at 150: The Second American Constitution?”

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
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Dr. Amy Sturgis

Dr. Amy Sturgis (Lenoir-Rhyne University),
“Indigenous Futurism and History: Discovering Yesterday and Imagining Tomorrow”

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Presentation of Student Writing Awards
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
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Dr. Kristen Childers

Dr. Kristen Childers (Templeton Honors College at Eastern University),
“The French Model of Religious and Racial Integration”

1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Business Meeting: Election for KATH Board 2018-19
2:30 p.m. Meeting Adjourned

Please download the latest KATH conference flyer from Howard Muncy, 2018 KATH President, and share with colleagues!

Download the KATH 2018 Flyer (.pdf file)

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