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Announcing OAH Crossroads - an online community for U.S. historians

Posted: 07/12/2017

The OAH Annual Meeting Crossroads, in partnership with H-net, is an online forum where U.S. historians can collaborate to form panels for upcoming Annual Meetings, connect ahead of the conference to find room or travel mates, or converse about the profession.

As opposed to a traditional H-net network, Crossroads posts OAH related conversations from other H-net area specific networks on one page. So, if you are searching for collaborators in H-AfroAm then, by using certain keywords, it will show up in OAH Crossroads making it easier for potential Annual Meeting participants to find.

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America in Class Webinar Series

Posted: 06/27/2017

The National Humanities Center is proud to launch the 2017-2018 America in Class webinar series with an exclusive streaming event of Teacher of the Year, a new documentary that offers a poignant look at the teaching profession through the eyes of North Carolina high school social studies teacher Angie Scoli.

2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Posted: 03/10/2017

The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open. Opportunities are found in the newly redesigned Catalog of Awards

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In Memoriam

Posted: 03/09/2017

The OAH was saddened to learn of the recent pasing of two longtime members. Their individual obituaries are linked below.

Herbert Parmet

Hamilton Cravens

DPLA Announces New Grant

Posted: 03/08/2017

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) recently announced a new grant that funds continued work around educator professional development and expansion of our Primary Source Sets project. They have just opened a call for excellent instructors in higher education to join their Education Advisory Committee to assist with this exciting new initiative.

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OAH Members Receive 2017 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship

Posted: 02/24/2017

OAH members Michael Fitzgerald and Sarah Silkey have received a 2017 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship to analyze a newly accessible trove of letters and diaries of Ku Klux Klan supporters that reveals the interpersonal dynamics of racial extremism and the generational conflicts between Victorian gender expectations and notions of southern manhood during Reconstruction and its aftermath. More information about the project and the Collaborative Research Fellowship are available here.