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Welcome to SWOSU’S Phi Alpha Theta – Xi Omicron page!

Phi Alpha Theta is “a professional society whose mission is to promoting the study of history through research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.” For more information about the organization and membership requirements, please visit www.phialphatheta.org.

Annual OAPH/PAT Conference:

The upcoming meeting of the Oklahoma Association of Professional Historians/Phi Alpha Theta in Weatherford on February 24 – 25, 2017. You can download our Call for Papers, Abstract, and Registration forms. The deadline to submit abstracts is Monday, January 23, 2017.

Our plenary speaker will be Dr. Sharony Green. To find out more about Dr. Green and her work, visit her faculty page (https://history.ua.edu/faculty/sharony-a-green/) or her personal website (https://www.sharonygreen.com ).

Area hotels:

We have contacted the following hotels who have agreed to set aside rooms and offer them for the standard state rate of $91 per night. When you make reservations, please let them know you are here for the Phi Alpha Theta conference:

In case those hotels are booked, here are a list of other hotels in the city of Weatherford:

For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Sunu Kodumthara (Sunu.Kodumthara@swosu.edu) or Dr. Becky Bruce (Becky.Bruce@swosu.edu).

Directions to Campus:

For directions to SWOSU, please visit this page: http://www.swosu.edu/resources/map/driving-directions.aspx

The registration table, judges’ meeting room, dinner, and banquet be on the 2nd floor of the SWOSU Student Union. Panels will take place in the Thomas P. Stafford building. You can download a campus map (http://www.swosu.edu/resources/map/weatherford-map.pdf) or use our interactive map (http://www.swosu.edu/resources/map/).

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