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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Keisha N. Blain Awarded Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Prize

Posted: June 18, 2019
Tagged: Clio's Kudos


Michael Stamm Recipient of the 2019 CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History

Posted: June 18, 2019
Tagged: Clio's Kudos


Former OAH Presidents Ruiz and Hollinger named board members of the Columbia University Oral History Project on the Obama Presidency

Posted: June 18, 2019
Tagged: Clio's Kudos


H. Larry Ingle Awarded the Kenneth Carroll Prize for the Best Article in Quaker History

Posted: June 18, 2019
Tagged: Clio's Kudos


Carl E. Kramer awarded 2019 Captain Donald T. Wright Award for Maritime Journalism

Posted: June 18, 2019
Tagged: Clio's Kudos


In Memoriam: Dr. Rowena Alfonso (1978–2016)

Posted: June 18, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


In Memoriam: Professor Hyman "Hy" Berman (1925-2015)

Posted: June 3, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


Notifications for the 2020 OAH Annual Meeting | Conference on American Historians Submissions Now Posted

Posted: May 14, 2019
Tagged: Conference, OAHistorian


RFP Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Posted: May 9, 2019
Tagged: OAH/NPS RFPs, NPS Collaboration


In Memoriam: Professor Jesse Lemisch (1936–2018)

Posted: May 6, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


In Memoriam: Dr. Jo Ann (Jody) Carrigan (1933–2018)

Posted: May 6, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


In Memoriam: G. Wesley Johnson Jr. (1932–2018)

Posted: May 6, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


2019 OAH Award Winners

Posted: May 1, 2019
Tagged: Conference


In Memoriam: Richard Lowitt (1922–2018)

Posted: April 30, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


In Memoriam: Dr. Raymond Joseph Jirran (1934–2017)

Posted: April 30, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


In Memoriam: Thea K. Hunter

Posted: April 25, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


Proposed Changes to National Register of Historic Places

Posted: April 25, 2019
Tagged: Around the Profession, Advocacy


In Memoriam: Robert K. Murray

Posted: April 15, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam


OAH Issues Statement on Government Shutdowns

Posted: April 15, 2019
Tagged: Advocacy, Around the Profession, OAH Statements


In Memoriam: Anne Firor Scott

Posted: April 12, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam