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 runs its activities solely for scholarly and literary purposes, not for pecuniary profit. NASSH rss Feed NASSH on Facebook NASSH 2016 New Books in Sports logon

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NASSH Election Results

Jan
16

NASSH President Kevin Wamsley has published the outcome of the recent NASSH Elections. The results ...

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2017 NASSH Book Awards: Call for Entries

Nov
16

 The North American Society for Sport History presents two book awards each year to promote and honor outstanding research and writing in the field of sports history. Awards are given for distinguished books written in English on any aspect of sport history, without chronological or geographic restriction. The NASSH Book Award Committee is currently calling for suitable entries ...

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33rd NASSH Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition

Nov
16

Positions The North American Society for Sport History announces its thirty-third annual NASSH Graduate Student Essay Prize. The NASSH Prize will be awarded to the graduate student ...

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2017 Edition of NASSH Funding Programs Announced

Nov
15

 The North American Socity for Sport History announces the 2017 round of its funding programs in support of research in Latin-American sport history; the development of NASSH membership diversity ...

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History - Concluding Remarks

Nov
14

I hope that you have enjoyed the President's Forum: Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions. We are greatly appreciative to our colleagues who have contributed to the forum ...

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NASSH 2017 - Pre-Convention Sport History Workshop

Nov
13

In conjunction with the 2017 Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sport History, California State University-Fullerton, will host a Pre-Convention Sport History Workshop on May 24-25, 2017. The call for papers ...

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions IX

Oct
13

In the last guest posting for the President's Forum, long time administrator and advocate for sport history and, currently Principal, University of Toronto, Scarborough campus, Bruce Kidd examines not just useful strategies for sport historians but our responsibilities to the field to ensure that it prevails through the current challenges posed in post-secondary education environments. 

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions VIII

Sep
12

In the eighth edition of the President's Forum, Professor Doug Booth, Dean of the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Otago emphasizes the role of sport historians in advancing the discipline publicly, how to regularly draw attention to the great successes of the field to senior administrators, and to continue to enhance the reputation of our peer-reviewed journals.

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First issue of the new NASSH Newsletter published

Sep
08

Newsletter editors Gary James and Susan Rayl announce the comeback of the NASSH Newsletter. The first issue ...

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions VII

Aug
22

In the seventh edition of the President's Forum, Doug Brown, Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba tackles the issue by providing strategies on how sport historians as faculty members can address the challenges that the field faces on a day-to-day basis and from a very practical standpoint in the long term. 

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