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April 18, 2018 New Speakers Added to Distinguished Lectureship Program Roster for 2018-2019
April 11, 2018

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

April 5, 2018 California Past and Present Highlighted at Upcoming History Conference
April 17, 2017 Edward L. Ayers Begins Term as OAH President
January 9, 2017 Organization of American Historians Receives Grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to “Imagine a New Kind of Academic Annual Meeting”
April 15, 2016 New Speakers Added to Distinguished Lectureship Program Roster For 2016-2017
April 13, 2016

Nancy F. Cott Begins Term as OAH President

May 28, 2015 Experts Guide: History of U.S. Race Relations
May 18, 2015 New Speakers Added to Roster of 2015-16 Distinguished Lectureship Program Speakers
May 5, 2015 Jon Butler Begins Term As 2015-16 OAH President
April 29, 2015 Elizabeth Fenn Wins Pulitzer Prize In History; Sven Beckert Named A Finalist
April 29, 2015 "Diversity In American West" Is Theme Of 2015 Summer Regional Workshop July 17-19
April 28, 2015 55 Historians, Students, and Organizations Recognized During 2015 Meeting
March 9, 2015 Displays and Educational Sessions Open to the Public April 16 & 17 in St. Louis
January 26, 2015 Book Distinguished Lectureship Program speakers now for 2015
November 14, 2014 Largest gathering of American historians in U.S. to be held April 16–19 in St. Louis
November 14, 2014 Proposals for 2016 Annual Meeting of American historians are due January 23
July 25, 2014 President Obama Honors Three OAH Past Presidents with National Humanities Medals
December 16, 2013 OAH Issues Statement on Dissertation Embargoes
July 26, 2013 The OAH Responds to the National Archives on its Draft Strategic Plan
July 25, 2013 OAH Statement on Academic Freedom in Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn Controversy
July 1, 2013 The OAH Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgende and Queer (LGBTQ) History and Histories Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality
October 25, 2011 The OAH Executive Board Issues Statement on Institutional Review Boards
June 28, 2010 Historical Associations Issue Recommendations About Rewarding Public History Work for Promotion and Tenure
December 9, 2009 Katherine Finley Named OAH Executive Director
May 4, 2004 OAH Joins Statement on Nomination of Allen Weinstein as Archivist of the United States
April 16, 2004 Historians Oppose Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage
November 21, 2002 OAH Board Responds to Emory University Report on Michael Bellesiles