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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.

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Annual Meeting Preview: “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Philadelphia's Queer Past"

Posted: December 11, 2018
Tagged: Previews, Conference, OAH Works


Annual Meeting Preview: “Social Movements and the American Welfare State”

Posted: December 5, 2018
Tagged: Previews, OAH Works, Conference


Amplifying public history: Taking OAH beyond their annual meeting

Posted: December 3, 2018
Tagged: OAH Works, Conference, Public History


Annual Meeting Preview: Right in Front of Us: “Hidden” History and the National Park Service

Posted: November 27, 2018
Tagged: Previews, Public History, Conference, OAH Works, NPS Collaboration


2019 Annual Meeting Preview: The Nature of Deindustrialization: Rural Workers and Environmental Politics in the Age of Capital Flight

Posted: November 19, 2018
Tagged: Previews, OAH Works, OAHistorian, Conference


2019 Annual Meeting Preview: The History and Politics of Reproductive Freedom

Posted: November 12, 2018
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Historicizing Today, OAH Works


New Staff at the OAH

Posted: October 30, 2018
Tagged: None


Proposed Destruction of Department of Interior Records

Posted: October 26, 2018
Tagged: Advocacy, Around the Profession, Preservation/Museums


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