Department of History

Ohio Valley History Conference

The Ohio Valley History Conference (OVHC) is a regional academic conference promoting scholarship and research across all historical disciplines with a special focus on Kentucky and Tennessee. Since its beginning in 1985, the conference has been hosted annually. Currently, it rotates among six host institutions: Western Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University, Austin Peay State University, East Tennessee State University, and Tennessee Tech University.


2016 OVHC Conference Program

OVHC Program 2016


Upcoming Conferences

  • Murray State University
    • October, 19-21, 2017 
  • East Tennessee State University
    • October, 2018 / Conference Dates TBD
  • Kentucky Historical Society
    • October, 2019 / Conference Dates TBD

The TTU History Department hosted this conference in:

  • 1999 / 2004 / 2010 / 2016