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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.
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.
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.
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.