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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NASSH 2015 - Call for Papers Nota Bene

Sep
30

The 43rd annual convention of the North American Society for Sport History will be held at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida from May 22 to May 25, 2015. The Program Committee encourages NASSH members and others interested ...

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Position: History and Philosophy of Sport and Exercise, Penn State-Berks

Oct
14

The Berks College of the Pennsylvania State University in Reading, PA, invites applicants for two tenure line positions in our Kinesiology program starting Fall 2015. Penn State Berks, with a student population of 2,800, places student learning as its central mission...

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Position: Assistant Professor, Socio-Cultural Studies: Community Engagement, Health, Physical Activity and Sport - UBC

Oct
10

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the School of Kinesiology in the socio-cultural study of health, physical activity and sport with a particular focus on community engagement. ...

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Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Aboriginal Health, Exercise and Physical Activity - UBC

Oct
10

The School of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Aboriginal Health, Exercise and Physical Activity at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. ...

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Faculty Position: Ethics of Health & Performance Enhancement - Penn State University

Sep
09

The Department of Kinesiology at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking a full-time faculty member in the area of ethics of health and performance enhancement. Penn State is embarking on a transformative series of hires in ethics designed to ensure that Penn State becomes a leader in ethics informed inter-disciplinary research and the integration of ethical literacy throughout the Penn State curriculum. This is one of twelve tenure-track appointments funded by the University to augment the Penn State mission in this important ...

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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 - Convention Report

Jun
10

NASSH's own Andrew Linden and Lindsay Parks Pieper have provided a detailed report on the NASSH 2014 Convention, held at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, from May 30 ...

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Stephen Wenn Appointed Associate Editor, Journal of Sport History

Jun
10

Stephen Wenn, Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, has been appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Sport History. Stephen will work with incoming editor Murray Phillips (University of Queensland) on the production of the Journal of Sport History, for the next three years.

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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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