WHA Events

The Coalition holds its Annual Meeting, Awards Breakfast, and Silent Auction at the Western History Association Annual Conference. In 2017 the WHA meets in San Diego, California, November 1-4, 2017.


CWWH Roundtable

Wednesday, November 1

2:30-4:00 p.m.

Coalition for Western Women’s History

Reading Against the Grain: Doing Western LGBTQ History

Location: Las Palmas

Chair: Kevin Allen Leonard, Western Washington University


  • Peter Boag, Washington State University
  • Susan Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Amy Schindler, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Amy Sueyoshi, San Francisco State University


*See Past Roundtable Sessions

CWWH Business Meeting

Thursday November 2, 2017

3:00-4:30 Riviera Room

CWWH Breakfast

Friday November 3, 2017

7:00-8:00 AM Capri Room

CRAW/CWWH Reception

Friday November 3, 2017

5:30-7:00 PM Hotel Pavilion


CWWH Branded Session

Saturday November 4, 8:30-10:00 AM

Coalition for Western Women’s History Branded Session Gendering Western Scholarship: A Roundtable Highlighting the Work of Ledesma Prize Recipients

Location: Marbela
Chair: Donna Schuele, CSU, Los Angeles


  • Laurie Arnold, Gonzaga University
  • Margie Brown-Coronel, CSU Fullerton
  • Maritza De La Trinidad, UT Rio Grande Valley
  • Elizabeth Escobedo, University of Denver
  • Katherine Massoth, University of Louisville
  • Brianna Theobald, University of Rochester

CWWH Exhibits Booth

Branded Session Committee
Donna Scheule, University of California, Irvine (2017 Meeting: San Diego)
Linda English, University of Texas-Pan American (2018 meeting: TBA)

*See Past Branded Sessions