ANNUAL MEETING
Wabash College on October 13th, 2017
Questions: Dr. Christie Byun and Dr. Ethan Hollander


Keynote Speaker

Stephen Morillo is a professor of history and the Eugene N. and Marian C. Beesley Chair. Dr. Morillo specializes in world history, medieval history, and military history, combining the three in various ways in his teaching and research. He is the author of a number of books and articles on these topics, and has made appearances on both the History Channel and on Spike TV.

Dr. Morillo regularly teaches both halves of the introductory world history survey, History 101 and 102, for which he has written his own world history textbook, Frameworks of World History (Oxford University Press, 2014). He has also taught both of the History Department’s capstone courses, History 497 and 498, as well as intermediate level courses and upper level seminars on a wide variety of topics including world military history, maritime history, medieval Japan, and others. He is a Rhodes Scholar and received his DPhil from Jesus College, Oxford University in 1985, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1980.


About Wabash College

https://www.wabash.edu

Mission Statement:
Wabash educates men to think critically, act responsibly, lead effectively, and live humanely. Founded in 1832, Wabash College is an independent, liberal arts college for men with an enrollment of 900 students. Wabash offers qualified young men a superior education, fostering, in particular, independent intellectual inquiry, critical thought, and clear written and oral expression. Wabash emphasizes our manifold, but shared cultural heritage. Our students come from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds; the College helps these students engage these differences and live humanely with them. Wabash also challenges its students to appreciate the changing nature of the global society and prepares them for the responsibilities of leadership and service in it.


Directions to Wabash College

Wabash College is located in Crawfordsville, Indiana, 45 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 150 miles southeast of Chicago. If you are driving to campus, Wabash is easily accessible from Interstate 74 and U.S. 231. We are approximately one hour’s drive from the Indianapolis International Airport. (Please note that the College is NOT located in Wabash, Indiana.)

From the Southeast (Indianapolis-South and West Side/Indianapolis International Airport): Take I-74 to exit 39 (Indiana 32), go left off the interstate into downtown Crawfordsville (approximately four miles). Turn left (south) on U.S. 231 (Washington Street) and continue three blocks to Wabash Avenue. Turn right on Wabash Avenue and continue three blocks to campus. The main entrance to the campus will be on your left.

From the Northeast (Indianapolis-North and East Side): Take I-465 North to the I-65/465 split. Follow the signs for Chicago. Continue on I-65 for approximately 11 miles to the Crawfordsville exit (Indiana 32). Go left off the interstate and continue on Indiana 32 for 22 miles into downtown Crawfordsville. Turn left (south) on U.S. 231 (Washington Street) and continue three blocks to Wabash Avenue. Turn right on Wabash Avenue and continue three blocks to campus. The main entrance to campus will be on your left.

From the West (Illinois): Take I-74 to exit 34 (U.S. 231), turn right (south) off the interstate into downtown Crawfordsville (five miles). Proceed south to Wabash Avenue (you will see a sign for Wabash on the right). Turn right onto Wabash Avenue and continue three blocks to campus. The main entrance to campus will be on your left.

From the North (I-65, Lafayette): Take U.S. 231 South into downtown Crawfordsville (approximately 30 miles). Proceed south to Wabash Avenue (you will see a sign for Wabash on the right). Turn right onto Wabash Avenue and continue three blocks to campus. The main entrance to campus will be on your left.

From the South (I-70, Greencastle): Take U.S. 231 into downtown Crawfordsville. Proceed north on U.S. 231 (Washington Street) to Wabash Avenue. Turn left onto Wabash Avenue and continue three blocks to campus. The main entrance to campus will be on your left.


Accommodations

We recommend you make your reservations early. The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival begins on October 13, 2017, and hotels may fill quickly in advance.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2506 Lafayette Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Conference Rate: $95 plus tax, includes hot breakfast. This rate is effective until Sept. 21, 2017.
To make a reservation, call (765) 323-4575 and ask for the Wabash IASS Conference room block.

Best Western Plus
2600 Industrial Blvd., Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Conference Rate: $89.99 plus tax, includes hot breakfast. This rate is effective until Sept. 21, 2017.
To make a reservation, call (765) 307-3999 and ask for the Wabash IASS Conference room block.

Comfort Inn
2991 N. Gandhi St., Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Conference Rate: $101.15 plus tax, includes hot breakfast. This rate is effective until Sept. 21, 2017.
To make a reservation, call (765) 361-0665 and ask for the Wabash IASS Conference room block.

Hampton Inn and Suites
2895 Gandhi Drive, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Conference Rate: $94 plus tax, includes hot breakfast. This rate is effective until Sept. 12, 2017.
To make a reservation online, go to  www.crawfordsvillesuites.hamptoninn.com and use the group code IAS to get the conference rate.
To make a reservation by phone, call 765-362-8884 to make a reservation using the group code IAS.

The Queen & I Bed and Breakfast
2710 East State Road 32, Crawfordsville, IN 47933
A historic 1873 Italianate brick farmhouse located just minutes outside of town.
Rate: varies by room. See their website below.
To make a reservation, visit their website, or call (765) 918-4677.


Virtual Tour of Wabash College

Virtual Tour of Wabash College


About Crawfordsville

Crawfordsville, a community of 20,000, is home to the Ben Hur Museum, the Old Jail Museum and the Lane Place Antebellum Mansion. Shades State Park and Turkey Run State Park are both within 30 minutes of campus and feature ravines and beautiful natural landscapes with opportunities for hiking and canoeing.