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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Sport History Graduate Program Information Project Launched

Feb
15

 Western ph.d. student Tom Fabian has begun the painstaking compilation of an inventory of sport history-related graduate programs offered by universities worldwide. This inventory will be of great assistance to undergraduate students ...

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NASSH Executive Board Statement on President Trump's Executive Order

Feb
05

 The North American Society for Sport History is an inclusive organization, committed to uninhibited scholarly discourse. Additionally, the NASSH Executive Board values the Society’s members, potential members, and the diversity they represent. ...

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NASSH Conference Organizers' Response to Recent Political Events

Feb
02

 As hosts for the 2017 NASSH Conference, we wish to address any concerns that some members may have in light of recent and pending political decisions made by the Trump administration.
On January 27th, 2017, the President of the United States issued an executive order that suspended visa entry for citizens of Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen for 90 days....

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NASSH 2017 registrations now available

Jan
31

 Registrations for the 2017 NASSH Annual Conventions are now available. To take advantage of the early bird ...

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NASSH Election Results

Jan
24

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

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CfP: 2017 Conference of the Sport Literature Association

Jan
24

 The 34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association will be held Wednesday, June 21 through Saturday, June 24, 2017, at West Liberty University in West Liberty, West Virginia. West Liberty is located ...

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2017 Edition of NASSH Funding Programs Announced

Jan
23

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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