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“News of the Profession” includes announcements of special interest to American historians and practitioners at all levels. Please submit your announcement using this form.

Georgia Historical Society presents Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball

The Georgia Historical Society presents “Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball,” featuring a lecture by Scott Simon, host of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday, on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 6:00 p.m.

More information is available at: http://www.georgiahistory.com

Posted: January 22, 2010
Tagged: News of the Profession


Wall Street Journal—Historian 5th Best Job

The Wall Street Journal has released its 2010 list of “Best and Worst Jobs,” compiled by CareerCast.com using the following five criteria: environment, income, employment outlook, physical demands, and stress. This year “historian” ranks 5th—up 2 positions from 2009.

More information is available at: http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/st_BESTJOBS2010_20100105.html

Posted: January 5, 2010
Tagged: News of the Profession