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.
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President’s Forum: Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions IV President's Forum

May
16

In the fourth edition of the President’s Forum, Malcolm MacLean examines three fault lines which challenge sport historians, and he provides a case example of a successful response to these challenges.

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Job Posting: Tenure-tack Position, Mississippi State University

May
18

Jobs

Mississippi State University has a faculty position (9 month tenure-track assistant professor) to be filled for an August 2016 start. The position requires a doctorate in kinesiology with an emphasis in sport studies / management or a related discipline. The research specialty is open...

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Cat Ariail Wins 2016 NASSH Graduate Student Essay Award

May
16

Cat AriailThe winner of the 2016 NASSH Graduate Student Essay Award is Cat Ariail, Department of History at the University of Miami. We look forward to her presentation ...

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May 10: Changes to the NASSH 2016 Program

May
10

Some changes had to be made to the NASSH 2016 program necessitated by changes in people's travel plans, etc.  A revised schedule ...

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NASSH 2016 Social Media Guidelines Released

May
10

The North American Society for Sport History endorses the use of social media at its Annual Convention, and encourages adherence to several guidelines ...

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Minutes of the 2015 NASSH Business Meeting now available

May
10

In preparation for the upcoming 2016 NASSH Business Meeting, Secretary Jaime Schultz has made available ...

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Three Important 2016 NASSH Reminders

May
05

The 2016 NASSH convention registration rates will significantly rise on May 8, 2016 (see details below). We are hopeful to get the vast majority of participants to register by this date to help us better complete our food catering order.

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President’s Forum: Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions III

May
05

In the third edition of the President’s forum, Tony Collins provides compelling arguments for the relevance and importance of sport history for the academy and beyond ...

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Updated Hotel Information and Room Reservation

Apr
27

Online room reservations for the 2016 NASSH convention are no longer possible. To reserve a room ...

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President’s Forum: Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions II

Apr
17

Our second comment, which explores the quantification of research output and the decline of sport history programs at institutions that once led the field, is provided by Jaime Schultz ...

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