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Teaching History Conference

May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019

This year’s Teaching History Conference engages the question:
What can culturally relevant and inclusive teaching look like in history and social studies classrooms across the K-16 continuum?

Keynote Speaker
Kelly Lytle Hernandez, UCLA

Professor of History & African American Studies
Author, City of Inmates
Research Lead, Million Dollar Hoods

Keynote Speaker
H. Samy Alim, UCLA

Professor of Anthropology & African American Studies
Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Language
Author, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies

A Conversation with
Pedro Noguera,  UCLA

Distinguished Professor of Education at UCLA
Director of the Center for the Transformation of Schools
Author, Race, Equity, and Education: The Pursuit of Equality in Education 60 Years After Brown

Kevin Gannon, Grand View University

Professor of History
Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Registration is closed since we have reached capacity for the conference.

Conference Hosts

UCLA History-Geography Project
UCLA Center X
UCLA Department of History

Hotel Information

  • Hilgard House is just south of campus and it’s a 20 minute walk to Covel Commons, where the conference will be held. (2 stars)
  • Hotel Angeleno offers complimentary parking and shuttle service to the UCLA campus. It’s about a 5 minute drive. (3 stars)
  • Holiday Inn Express West LA – Santa Monica is a 10-15 minute drive to campus. (3 stars)
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles in Westwood is a bit more upscale and offers complimentary drop-off shuttle service. It is a 5-10 minute drive to campus. (4 stars)
  • UCLA Luskin Conference Center Hotel is right on campus and is a 10 minute walk to Covel Commons, where the conference will be held. It also offers a campus shuttle service. (4 stars)
Rooms at Hotel Angeleno for the Conference

Hotel Angeleno has 30 rooms available at the rate of $189+tax. The rate includes the following:

  • Complimentary valet parking one vehicle per room ($34 daily value)
  • Complimentary wireless internet access
  • Complimentary courtesy car within a 3 mile radius of the hotel (including UCLA)
  • Complimentary wine hour every evening 5:30-6:30 PM
  • Cancellation 24 hours prior to arrival

Call their Reservations Line at (866) 264-3536 to book your reservation. Please make sure to reference the “Teaching History Conference” room block in order to receive the special discounted rate.

You can also use the booking link below. The link works best using Firefox/Google Chrome and is not mobile friendly so best to use on a tablet or PC.

Block cutoff date: April 11th, 2019

Please contact Marlene Garcia with any questions or issues:

Marlene Garcia
Hotel Angeleno UCLA Sales Manager

Conference Sponsors

UCLA History-Geography Project
UCLA Department of History logo


May 3, 2019
May 4, 2019
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Los Angeles, CA United States