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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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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Larry Gerlach Delivers John R. Betts Honor Address

May
30

HoyoLarry Gerlach, professor emeritus (University of Utah) has delivered the 2016 John R. Betts Honor Address. Departing from the general theme of "Confronting History," Professor Gerlach offered ...

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Food!

May
28

FoodMike Cronin, Academic Director of  Boston College, Dublin, Ireland, has delivered the 2016 Maxwell L. Howell & Reet Howell International Address a the NASSH Annual Convention. Dr. Cronin spoke on the topic of Food, specifically the history of fan fare at football (soccer) in Britain. Dr. Cronin's savoury remarks...

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Job Posting: Tenure-track Position, Mississippi State University

May
18

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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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions IV

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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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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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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