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OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program Welcomes New Speakers in 2022

Congratulations to the U. S. historians recently appointed as Distinguished Lecturers by OAH President Erika Lee. 27 new speakers join the renowned roster of scholars who share their research and expertise with a variety of audiences across the country as a volunteer service for the organization.

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Meet the new Lecturers

OAH Jointly Files Amicus Brief in Brackeen v. Haaland

The OAH has jointly filed an amicus brief with the AHA in the case of Brackeen v. Haaland, which the U.S. Supreme Court will hear on November 9, 2022.  At issue is whether the placement preferences of the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act discriminate on the basis of race and if they exceed Congress's authority.

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Stephen D. Andrews Appointed Interim Executive Editor

The OAH Exective Board has appointed Stephen D. Andrews as the Interim Executive Editor. Andrews began his term on August 1, 2022. Benjamin H. Irvin, who served as the Executive Editor since 2017, stepped down on July 31.

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OAH Accepting Applications for International Residencies

The Organization of American Historians is now accepting applications for two international residencies: the Residency Program in American History-Germany (Germany Residency Program) at the University of Tübingen and the Japan Residencies Program at Aichi Prefectural University and Meiji University. Both programs' application deadlines are October 1, 2022. Applicants must be members of the OAH.

Learn more about the Germany Residency Program

Learn more about the Japan Residencies Program

The Journal of American History

Link to the June 2022 issue of The Journal of American History

The June issue of the Journal of American History is now available

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The American Historian

Link to the December 2021 issue of The American Historian

The March issue of The American Historian is now available

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