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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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"Hamilton and Philadelphia: Historical Adaptation in Theater" at the Museum of the American Revolution

Posted: March 20, 2019
Tagged: None


Annual Meeting Preview: Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution

Posted: March 20, 2019
Tagged: Conference, Previews


Exploring Different Uses of Historic Congregational Records

Posted: March 20, 2019
Tagged: Digital Humanities


Annual Meeting Preview: "Reconstruction at 150: Reassessing the Revolutionary New Birth of Freedom"

Posted: March 15, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, OAH Works


Annual Meeting Preview: “Indigenous and Euro-American Resource Rights in the Northeast, 1730–1840”

Posted: March 15, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, OAH Works


Annual Meeting Preview: "Rethinking 1924–1965 in U.S. Immigration History for Today’s World"

Posted: March 11, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Historicizing Today


Annual Meeting Preview: "The New History of the Family in Early America"

Posted: March 7, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Early America


Confidence = Empowerment

Posted: March 5, 2019
Tagged: Professional Development, Conference


Annual Meeting Preview: "Race, Reform, and America’s Public Schools"

Posted: March 5, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference


Annual Meeting Preview: "Philadelphia Past/Present: Public History and Contemporary Relevance"

Posted: February 27, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Public History


Annual Meeting Preview: “War and Society”

Posted: February 26, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, OAH Works


Annual Meeting Preview: "Outside Support: Creating and Maintaining Community Outreach and Engagement"

Posted: February 20, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Around the Profession


Annual Meeting Preview: "Twentieth Century Mexican American Activists: Political Biographies of Gender and Leadership"

Posted: February 15, 2019
Tagged: Previews, OAH Works, Conference


Annual Meeting Preview: “Freedom in America: A View From Outside”

Posted: February 14, 2019
Tagged: Conference, Previews, OAH Works


Annual Meeting Preview: “Community and Coalition in the Long Civil Rights Movement”

Posted: February 12, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Community College


Annual Meeting Preview: “Writing” Oral History

Posted: February 8, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference


Annual Meeting Preview: Examining “The Neighborhood”: The Power of the Local in Postwar National Narratives

Posted: February 5, 2019
Tagged: Conference, Previews, OAH Works


Contingent Magazine

Posted: February 3, 2019
Tagged: Around the Profession, Professional Development


Annual Meeting Preview: "The Power of Petite Nations: Small Indian Polities and Grand Narratives of American History"

Posted: February 1, 2019
Tagged: Previews, OAH Works, Conference


Annual Meeting Preview: Interpreting the Geographies of Harriet Tubman’s Life: Public Engagement and the Harriet Tubman Experience on the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Posted: January 29, 2019
Tagged: Previews, Conference, Public History, OAH Works