Phi Alpha Theta New England
2019 Regional Conference
Salem State University
November 23, 2019

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Walter Johnson, Harvard University

Johnson is the Winthrop Professor of History and African American Studies at Harvard University, where he is also the director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History. Johnson’s books include Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market and River of Dark Dreams: Empire in the Cotton Kingdom.

SALEM TOUR: Dr. Emerson Baker, Salem State University Conference attendees will have the opportunity for a personal walking tour of downtown Salem with Dr. Emerson Baker, Dean of the Graduate School and author of A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience and The Devil of Great Island: Witchcraft and Conflict in Early New England.
Conference Registration

Pre-Registration through November 21, 2019:$35 

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a walking tour with Dr. Baker. Please use the link below for registration (no checks accepted).
The first 50 registrants receive receive a Salem coffee mug depicting a vintage 1692 map. 

On-Site Registration on November 23, 2019: $45. 
Cash Only. Correct change please.

(opens in new window) 

Hotel Information:
For conference attendees wishing to spend the weekend in Salem, we have a block of rooms reserved for Friday and/or Saturday evening at the historic Hawthorne Hotel in downtown Salem.  Rooms start at $149 and can be reserved by calling (978) 744-4080.  Be sure to mention “Phi Alpha Theta Conference” to receive the special rate. Questions?  Contact Professor Drew Darien: or (978) 542-6286.