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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New Web Page for NASSH 2015 Nota Bene

Mar
24

The University of Miami has opened a web page for up-to-date information on the 2015 Convention. Please visit the NASSH 2015 Convention web page maintained by the Department of History for current information on the 2015 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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NASSH Goes to Miami in 2015

Jun
13

The North American Society for Sport History will hold its 2015 Annual Convention in Miami, Florida, from May 22 - May 25, 2015. Hope to see you all there!

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NASSH 2014 - Service Awards

Jun
08

At the 2014 NASSH Convention, Bob Barnett received the “NASSH Recognition Award for his service to the discipline of sport history. After receiving ...

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NASSH 2014 - Book Awards

Jun
07

Gwyneth Anne Thayer’s Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and American Popular Culture (University Press of Kansas) won the prize for best sport history monograph at the NASSH 2014 Convention. Unable to determine...

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NASSH 2014 - Seward C. Staley Address

Apr
29

Gerald Early, Washington University in St. Louis, will deliver the 2014 Seward C. Staley Address.

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NASSH 2014 - Maxwell L. & Reet Howell International Address

Apr
29

M. Ann Hall, University of Alberta, will deliver the 2014 Maxwell L. & Reet Howell International Address. She will speak on the topic of, "Muscle on Wheels: Gender, Class, and the High Wheel Racers in Nineteenth Century America."

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