2016 Annual BH&HS Conference Program Information

truett_seminaryThe 2016 annual conference of the Baptist History and Heritage Society is May 23-25 at Truett Seminary of Baylor University in Texas.

Go to: Main Conference Page / Registration / Lodging

All events will be held in the George W. Truett Seminary Building unless otherwise indicated, and include BH&HS and ALABI events and one joint session with NABPR (NABPR program otherwise is separate).

See program overview below. (Full program coming soon.)

Monday, May 23:

3:00 PM  Registration begins; Library tours.
5:00 PM  Fellowship of Baptist Historians Dinner. Guest Speaker: Thomas Kidd. (No additional registration required.)
7:00 PM  Plenary Session. Featured Speaker: Doug Weaver

Tuesday, May 24:

8:15 AM  Welcome
8:30 AM – 12:25 PM  Breakout Sessions
12:40 PM – 2:00 PM  Awards Luncheon and Business Session2:30 PM – 4:30 PM  Tour Options: Mayborn Museum Complex (Baylor) and Dr. Pepper Museum. Admission fees required.
6:30 PM  Plenary Session. Guest Speaker: Bill Sumners, “Lessons I Have Learned and the Changing World of Baptist Archives”
7:10 PM  “Young Historians’ Views of the Future of Baptist Studies.” Panelists: Joao Chaves, Andrew Gardner, Melody Maxwell, Andrew Smith
8:00 PM  Reception Honoring Bill Sumners

Wednesday, May 25

8:30 – 9:25 AM  (Meet at Texas Baptist Historical Collection Building) Welcome; Mini Archival Workshop for Archivists and Historians; Tour, Texas Baptist Historical Collection
9:35 – 10:05 AM  (Meet at Texas Baptist Historical Collection Building) Digital Archiving
10:30 AM – Noon  Panel Discussion, BH&HS and NABPR: “Gender, Race, Identity and Power in Baptist Studies.” Panelists: Eileen Campbell-Reed, Betsy Flowers, Courtney Pace, Melody Maxwell, Mandy McMichael
10:30 AM – Noon (in Texas Baptist Historical Collection Building) ALABI Presentations
Noon — Conference over