Programs & Resources
OAH Awards and Prizes
The Organization of American Historians sponsors or cosponsors awards, prizes, fellowships and grants given in recognition of scholarly and professional achievements in the field of American history. The awards and prizes are presented during the OAH Annual Meeting.
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The Civil War at 150
During the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Organization of American Historians is committed to bringing the best current thinking on this complex era to a wide audience.
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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program
The OAH is proud to present a robust roster of OAH Distinguished Lecturers speaking on a wide range of U.S. history topics, from “The American Revolution in Global Perspective,” “Abraham Lincoln as a Self-Made Man,” and “Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History” to “What Is Digital History?,” “Interpreting African American History in American Museums,” and “Making Thinking Visible in the History Classroom.”
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OAH Career COACH (Creating Opportunities for Advancing our Community of Historians®
One of our newest benefits of membership, the OAH Career COACH® Web site provides you with job listings in American history, career advice, interviews with individuals in history-related fields, as well as links to employment resources and access to the premium content of The Versatile PhD site. In our newest addition, Kate Duttro, career adviser, has written a useful guide with job searching tips.
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The OAH provides news of the organization and the history profession, as well as articles of professional and scholarly interest to OAH members. Our news section also includes calls for papers, meetings and conferences, awards, grants, and fellowship opportunities and more.
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Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, the Organization of American Historians is pleased to continue the teaching seminar in the People's Republic of China, sponsored by the American History Research Association of China (AHRAC).
Learn more about The China Residency Program >
Thanks to a generous grant from the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation, the OAH is pleased to continue the Residency Program in American History—Germany (Germany Residency Program) at the University of Tübingen. The resident scholar will offer a seminar on a U.S. history topic of his or her design to twenty-five advanced undergraduate and graduate students.
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In cooperation with the Japanese Association for American Studies, the OAH cosponsors residencies in Japanese universities for American scholars. The Japan Residencies program is now in its seventeenth year.
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The Organization of American Historians has teamed up with the National Park Service to bring the best, most up-to-date scholarship to bear on the presentation of history to the American public.
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In July 2001, the OAH became sponsor (and in 2002, producer) of the weekly radio show, Talking History. While the show is no longer in production, you can still listen to past episodes. Listen to episodes of Talking History >
Here's an overview of the resources that the OAH provides for K-12 educators, including free articles and recordings.
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Listen to an OAH Podcast! The Journal of American History presents regular interviews with authors of articles in the journal. Listen as we have conversations with award-winning authors of books on American history. Listen now >