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New 2015 OAH Summer Regional Workshop
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
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
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.
2015 Conference of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars
NCIS is pleased to announce its 16th conference, to be held at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in June, 2015. The theme, Traditions and Transitions: Independent Scholars and the Digital Landscape, will be addressed by keynote speaker, Lawrence K. Grossman, former president of PBS and NBC News. Scholars and the general public are invited to join us for what promises to be a candid and engaging discussion on "The Tale of a Sometime 'Independent Scholar,' With and Without Footnotes in the Digital Age."