111th Annual Meeting (2018)

The Historian’s Scholarly and Public Roles

The 111th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association

O'Connor-Hall, Santa Clara University

August 2-4, 2018, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara CA

Online Registration

Panelists Forum

PCB-AHA Conference Program 2018


Registration Fees

Early, online registration will close on July 15, 2018.

 early, online registrationon-site registration
AHA Member$110$130
*AHA Student Member$45$60
*Student Non-Member$60$75
AHA Retired Member$75$95
Retired Non-Member$100$120
All K-12 Teachers$25$35

* AHA faculty members who register early may also register accompanying students at a rate of $20 each until July 15, 2018. When you register online by July 15, you also may register for the Latino Scholar and Western Association of Women Historians luncheons. We look forward to seeing you in Santa Clara!

Venue and Lodging Information

General Information

Santa Clara University Visitor Information
Visitor Parking
Virtual Campus Tour


Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport is only a few minutes from the Santa Clara Marriott and Santa Clara University. Shuttles and other forms of transportation are available to and from the airport. A free bus connects the airport and the Santa Clara Transit Center, a few minutes from the university campus.


A room block is available at the Santa Clara Marriott.

Santa Clara Marriott

The PCB-AHA has negotiated a room rate of $144 per night at the Santa Clara Marriott, including complimentary on-site parking for one car per room and internet access for a nominal $1 per night fee.

We appreciate you booking your accommodations through the PCB-AHA’s housing block at the Santa Clara Marriott. Doing so is a vital act of good citizenship that assists our organization.

In addition, easy, cheap transportation from the Marriott to SCU is available from the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority. You also can access this transportation through a smartphone app.

Public Transportation from the Santa Clara Marriott to Santa Clara University Campus (20 minute trip): 
Walk out of the Marriott to the “Mission College Blvd and Freedom” Bus Stop and board the bus.
Take the #60 Bus 17 stops to the “Santa Clara Caltrain Station” Bus Stop and exit the bus.
Walk 5 minutes to Santa Clara University campus. 
Return using bus #60 in opposite direction. 
(Your smartphone may have an easier to follow option.)

Beautiful on-campus suites will be available for registrants in University Villas.  Each suite has two separate bedrooms and a shared kitchen, lounge, and bathroom.  You can make your reservation at https://commerce.cashnet.com/CFS1CFS1AHAPCBConference.