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Register Now!

Register Now and Pay OnlineRegister Now
for the 2018 KATH Annual Meeting
in Louisville, September 14-15th.

Lee Strang headshot

Prof. Lee Strang

For participants who can arrive on September 14th, Friday evening will feature a debate entitled “Reading the Constitution in 2018” 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).

The event will be held in the Chao Auditorium in the University of Louisville Ekstrom Library and will start at 6:00 pm.

Josh Douglas headshot

Prof. Josh Douglas

For more on Lee Strang, visit the Federalist Society website, https://fedsoc.org/contributors/lee-strang – and for more on Josh Douglas, see the University of Kentucky College of Law website, http://law.uky.edu/directory/joshua-a-douglas.

Douglas vs. Strang in a boxing ring

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Posted August 28, 2018 by Randolph Hollingsworth

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Share flyer!

Are you pumped for the 2018 KATH Conference “Anniversaries in History”? Come to Louisville (Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville) on September 14th-15th. Some of this year’s presenters include Drs. Kristen Childers (Templeton Honors College at Eastern University) , Daniel Krebs (University of Louisville), Thomas Mackey (University of Louisville), Amy Sturgis (Lenoir-Rhyne University) – on topics such as the 14th Amendment, the end of WWI French colonialism and more.

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

KATH2018Flyer (.pdf file)

Looks like it’s going to be a great time – please watch for registration info coming soon.

Posted July 20, 2018 by Randolph Hollingsworth

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An Open Letter

The University Press of Kentucky

Dear Supporters of the University Press of Kentucky:

Based on the recently passed state budget, the University Press of Kentucky (UPK) will lose approximately $672,000 out of a total operating budget of $2.86 million against sales of $1.92 million. The University of Kentucky will work with UPK to plan increases in efficiency and enhanced revenues to partially offset the loss of funding. Further, the University of Kentucky and all partner institutions of UPK will be expected to provide financial support to fill any remaining funding gap. The long-term goal is to chart a strong path forward for UPK.

The fact is that many university presses receive funding and support from multiple sources. Against that backdrop, a fresh approach to our funding model is economic reality. It reflects that technology and other forces are changing the way we transmit and discuss ideas. We should seize this moment to continue to evolve…

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Posted April 8, 2018 by Randolph Hollingsworth

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2018 Meeting

This summary of Board meeting conversations last week was sent in from Howard Muncy, 2017-18 KATH President:

The conference date was settled as Saturday, September 15th, 2018.  The location will be Louisville, Kentucky.  We will have our annual committee dinner the night before. I will communicate with my contacts at the University of Louisville in securing the auditorium.  We can check prices on hotel rates in the near future.

The theme that seems to be attracting the most attention is “Anniversaries in History.”  We can add a subtitle later if we want. The committee has expressed that we want a mix of American and World content.  Given that 1868, 1918, and 1968 were such important years, this theme will give us flexibility in offering a variety of topics.

I am going to work on securing some speakers for the conference.  I am going to have those scholars check their calendars and requirements for speaking on September 15th.  I will bring that information before the committee when I have collected responses before making any final decision.

For the writing awards, Dr. Ashley Sorrell (UK) has offered to chair the Thomas D. Clark Award Committee (undergrad, U.S. topic), James Caudill (St. Mary of the Woods School) has offered to chair the Anita Sanford Tolson Award Committee (high school), and Dr. Jodie Noelle Mader (Thomas More College) will chair the Raymond F. Betts Award Committee (undergrad, non-U.S. world topic).  This leaves one award committee chair open – the George Herring Graduate Writing Award – if anyone would like to help on this matter.  I really like this portion of KATH and hope we can get a lot of submissions and, as an organization, be able to honor these efforts.

For the committee, going forward, I see our biggest task in promoting the conference and in letting potential attendees know the date.  I am going to work on an early promotional flyer in the coming week.  I have someone who can design that for us no cost.  When details of talks/speakers are more settled, we can get more specific on the flyer.

Thank you for helping KATH,

Howard Muncy
KATH President 2017-18

 

Posted March 16, 2018 by Randolph Hollingsworth

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Save The Date!

The 2018 Annual Meeting for the Kentucky Association of Teachers of History will be

Saturday, September 15th

 

at the University of Louisville

 

Stay tuned! More details are coming soon from Howard Muncy, 2017-18 KATH President.

Posted March 13, 2018 by Randolph Hollingsworth

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Board Nominations

In Business Meeting,KATH Conference on October 27, 2017 by Randolph Hollingsworth Tagged:

The following Nomination Slate for the 2017-18 KATH Executive Committee will be presented by Brent Taylor, KATH President, for review and approval during the business meeting portion of the KATH conference in Paducah on Saturday, November 28th.

President
Howard Muncy, Jackson County High School

President-Elect
Pattie Dillon, Spalding University

Past President
Brent Taylor, West Kentucky CTC

Community Colleges Representative
Robin West, Madisonville Community College

Private/Indep. Colleges & Univ. Representative
Jodie Mader, Thomas More College

Public Comprehensive Universities Representative
Bill Mulligan, Murray State University

Research Universities Representative
Ashley Sorrell, University of Kentucky

Public Historians Representative
Nominations accepted from the floor

Librarian/Archivist Representative
Heidi Taylor-Caudill, Catholic Diocese of Owensboro*

K-12 Representatives (two)
Jarrett Nantz, Paducah Tilghman High School
Crystal Culp, McCracken Co. Juvenile Detention*

At-Large Representative
James Caudill, St. Mary of the Woods School

*- will be fulfilling second year of term

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Special rate

Coming to the KATH Conference in Paducah on Saturday, October 28th, and need a place to stay?

KATH President Brent Taylor has negotiated with Auburn Place Hotel & Suites (a number 1 rated hotel in Paducah) a special rate of $79 + tax for KATH members. Address: 3994 Hinkleville Road, Paducah 42001. Phone: 270-444-7667.


Register to attend the conference today online via the KATH website:
https://kath-online.org/annual-meeting/2017-annual-meeting/

Posted September 27, 2017 by Randolph Hollingsworth

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