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.

We welcome submissions from around the history community. Email us here.

For Calls for Papers/Proposals, information about other organizations' conferences/meetings, or professional opportunities being offered by other organizations and associations, go to Opportunities for Historians


Martha Hodes Awarded Guggenheim and Cullman Center Fellowships

Posted: May 30, 2018
Tagged: Clio's Kudos


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


Debut of New Series - We are #OAHistorians

Posted: May 17, 2018
Tagged: OAHistorian


We are #OAHistorians - Deb Hunter

Posted: May 16, 2018
Tagged: OAHistorian, Around the Profession, OAH Works


Watch the 2018 OAH Presidential Address | "Everyone Their Own Historian"

Posted: May 2, 2018
Tagged: Conference


2018 OAH Annual Meeting Wrap up

Posted: April 30, 2018
Tagged: Conference, OAH Works


In Memoriam: Aidan J. Smith

Posted: April 27, 2018
Tagged: In Memoriam


California Past and Present Highlighted at Upcoming Conference

Posted: April 24, 2018
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


OAH Receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Increase Participation of Underrepresented Groups at the OAH Annual Meeting

Posted: April 24, 2018
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


New Speakers Added to Distinguished Lectureship Program Roster for 2018-2019

Posted: April 24, 2018
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


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


Race, Sex and Rock 'n' Roll

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: Conference


OAH Statement on the Sacramento Shooting of Stephon Clark

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: OAH Statements


OAH Statement on the Sacramento Shooting of Stephon Clark

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: From the Executive Director


The Social and Ethical Implications of our Bias for the Beautiful

Posted: April 3, 2018
Tagged: Conference


2018 Annual Meeting Roundup: "Teaching Contested History: Digital Archives and Digital Maps"

Posted: March 27, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Previews, Teaching, Digital Humanities


OAH Responds to UW-Stevens Point Eliminating Humanities Majors

Posted: March 16, 2018
Tagged: Around the Profession, Advocacy


Annual Meeting Roundup: “Stop, Look, and Listen: Sound and Film Conservancy and African American History” Session Preview

Posted: March 16, 2018
Tagged: Conference, Previews, Teaching, Public History, AfAm, Preservation/Museums