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OAH Insights

Welcome to OAH Insights, where you can find information about issues affecting the history community, current happening around the profession, and updates from the OAH, its committees, and partners. This page is intended to keep our community of U.S. historians up to date on all things related to the teaching and practice of history.

We welcome submissions from around the history community. Email us here.


Humanities for All

Posted: September 24, 2018
Tagged: Advocacy, Resources, Around the Profession


Amplified Initiative

Posted: July 20, 2018
Tagged: OAH Works, Conference, Resources


Speechless in Sichuan

Posted: July 17, 2018
Tagged: OAHistorian, Speakers Bureau, Teaching


Study the Humanities: Help Us Make the Case

Posted: May 25, 2018
Tagged: Advocacy, Around the Profession


Digital Paxton

Posted: May 23, 2018
Tagged: Digital Humanities, Resources


We are #OAHistorians - Deb Hunter

Posted: May 16, 2018
Tagged: OAHistorian, Around the Profession, OAH Works


2018 OAH Annual Meeting Wrap up

Posted: April 30, 2018
Tagged: Conference, OAH Works


Focus on California: OAH 2018

Posted: April 5, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Historicizing Today


Clio Invites OAH Attendees to Discuss the Value of the History Profession

Posted: April 4, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Around the Profession


The Social and Ethical Implications of our Bias for the Beautiful

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: Conference


OAH Statement on the Sacramento Shooting of Stephon Clark

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: From the Executive Director


Race, Sex and Rock 'n' Roll

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: Conference


Annual Meeting Roundup: "Teaching Contested History: Digital Archives and Digital Maps"

Posted: March 27, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Roundup, Teaching, Digital Humanities


Annual Meeting Roundup: “Stop, Look, and Listen: Sound and Film Conservancy and African American History” Session Preview

Posted: March 16, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Roundup, Teaching, Public History, AfAm, Preservation/Museums


Annual Meeting Roundup: “Crimmigration: Exploring the Nexus of Carceral and Immigration Studies” Session Preview

Posted: March 16, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Roundup, Teaching


Annual Meeting Roundup: “Forms of Recovery: A Roundtable on Historical Silences, Restoration, and Commemoration” Session Preview

Posted: March 13, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Roundup, Digital Humanities


Annual Meeting Roundup: “Teaching Contested History: Digital Archives and Digital Maps” Workshop Preview

Posted: March 13, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Roundup, Teaching, Digital Humanities


Annual Meeting Roundup: “They Broke Down Barriers: They Transformed History” Session Preview

Posted: March 5, 2018
Tagged: Conference, OAH Works, Roundup, Around the Profession


The Roots and Resistance of Contingent Faculty Labor in California

Posted: March 1, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Resources


Annual Meeting Roundup: “Why Puerto Rico Matters to Historians of the United States” Session Preview

Posted: February 28, 2018
Tagged: Roundup, Conference, OAH Works