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 VI President's Forum

Jul
22

In the sixth edition of the President’s Forum: Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions, Department Chair Dan Nathan discusses successful strategies that have enabled sport history to thrive at a small undergraduate university in American Studies ...

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

Jun
23

In the fifth edition of the President’s Forum, Murray Phillips examines the current pressures of performing research in Kinesiology Departments and the particular vulnerabilities to which sport historians are exposed...  

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Legacy Committee Commences Its Work

Jun
29

At the 44th NASSH Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, May 27-31, 2016, the General Membership (upon recommendation by the Executive Council) approved the addition of a new NASSH Committee to the NASSH Constitution, the Legacy Committee.

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NASSH Newsletter Makes a Comeback

Jun
14

The Publications Board is pleased to announce the return of the NASSH Newsletter. Susan Rayl (SUNY - Cortland) and Gary James (Manchester Metropolitan University) will ...

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NASSH launches Journal of Sport History Article Award

Jun
10

NASSH Best Article AwardIn 2015 the North American Society for Sport History decided to acknowledge the Best Article for each yearly edition of the Journal of Sport History. A team of 15 NASSH members read the first 20 years of the Journal, from 1974 to ...

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NASSH to Gather in California in 2017

Jun
01

NASSH 2017The 2017 Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sport History will covene on the campus of California State University - Fullerton, from May 27 to May 29....

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NASSH Announces Winners of Research and Diversity Awards

Jun
01

At its 2016 Annual Convention at the Georgia Institute of Technology, NASSH has announced the winners of its ...

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NASSH 2016 Service Award Winners Announced

Jun
01

At the 44th NASSH Annual Convention, Wray Vampley was presented with the NASSH Service Award for his contribution to the development of the Society. Susan Birrell's service to sport history was recognized through the NASSH ...

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NASSH 2016 Book Awards

Jun
01

At its 2016 Annual Convention, the North American Society for Sport History announced the annual winners of its Book Awards for monographs and edited collections... 

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Cat Ariail Delivers 2016 Student Essay Winner Special Lecture

May
30

Carlotta GoodenCat Ariail, a third-year ph.d. student in the Department of History at the University of Miami, has delivered the Graduate Student Essay Award Special Lecture at the NASSH 2016 Annual Convention. Her winning essay...

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