The purpose of NASSH, the North American Society for Sport History, is to promote, stimulate, and encourage the study, research and writing of the history of sport; to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having similar purposes. The Society conducts its activities solely for scholarly and literary purposes, not for pecuniary profit.
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RKB's Report on the 43rd Annual NASSH Conference

Jun
04

RKB's insider report on the recent 2015 NASSH Annual Convention complements Andrew Linden's and Lindsay Pieper's observations and ends with some surprising insights .... 

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Willis 'Bill' Regier's Work Recognized with NASSH Recognition Award

May
29

Willis “Bill” Regier, Director of the University of Illinois Press and Acquisitions Editor for its Sport and Society series, has been recognized...

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Ashley Brown Wins 2015 NASSH Graduate Student Essay Award

May
27

Ph.D. candidate Ashley Brown (Department of American Studies, George Washington University) has won the 2015 NASSH Graduate Student Essay Competition. Her winning entry ...

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2015 Book and Anthology Awards Decisions

May
27

The 2015 NASSH Book Award was given to Katherine C. Mooney (Florida State University), for: Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made ...

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Sport History at "The U": NASSH 2015 Convention Report

May
27

Thanks go to Lindsay Parks Pieper and Andrew Linden, who have again provided their annual report on the NASSH Convention, offering summaries ...

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Minutes of the 2014 NASSH Business Meeting available

May
13

Ron Smith has forwarded for the membership's inspection the minutes of the Business Meeting of the NASSH 2014 Annual Convention. ...

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Changes at the Journal of Sport History

Mar
24

The Publications Board is pleased to report that the Journal of Sport History will be published by the University of Illinois Press. The final issue with Alison Wrynn as editor in chief and JoDee Dyreson as technical editor ...

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Proceedings of the 2014 NASSH Convention Now Available

Mar
13

Proceedings editor Richard Kimball informs the membership that production of the 2014 Proceedings has been completed. They are now available for download (pdf) on the Proceedings page.

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