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Call for Papers: 2015 National Underground Railroad Conference

Posted: 02/03/2015

The National Park Service, the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Project, and its partners, including the OAH, will host the 2015 National Underground Railroad Conference in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina June 17-20, 2015. Read More>>

New 2015 OAH Summer Regional Workshop

Posted: 01/19/2015

The 3-day workshop, titled Diversity in the American West, will be held on the campus of Glendale Community College, located ten miles north of downtown Los Angeles, from Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19, 2015. The Program Committee invites proposals from college faculty (from both two-year and four-year institutions); high school faculty, including AP History instructors; historical researchers and writers; librarians: museum curators; public historians; advanced graduate students; and other educational professionals. Read More>>

OAH Releases 2014 Annual Report

Posted: 01/18/2015

The OAH is pleased to share with you its 2014 OAH Annual Report. The annual report includes reports from the president, executive director, executive editor, and treasurer, as well as updates from major departments and programs within the organization. Read more >>

OAH Mourns the Passing of Past President and Distinguished Member Carl N. Degler

Posted: 01/17/2015

Past President and Distinguished Member Carl N. Degler passed away on December 27, 2014. Professor Degler began his career at Vasser College before moving to Stanford University in 1968. He was one of two men invited to be founding members of the National Organization of Women in 1966. And in 1972, his book Neither Black nor White: Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States won the Pulitzer Prize. He was president of the OAH from 1979 to 1980. Professor Degler's obituary can be viewed here.