On July 1, 2015, H-Net Council voted to decommission H-Ohio and several other networks dedicated to the study of the history and culture of Midwestern US states. Council also approved a plan to create a new network, H-Midwest, dedicated to Midwestern Studies. Folks interested in the study of Ohio history and culture are encouraged to subscribe H-Midwest.

Recent Content

Stephen Warren
Joshua J. Jeffers

Jeffers on Warren, 'The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America'

Stephen Warren. The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Maps. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1173-0.

Reviewed by Joshua J. Jeffers (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) ) Published on H-Ohio (February, 2015) Commissioned by Jon S. Miller

Now seeking applicants for the 2015 NEH Summer Institute for College Faculty: Paul Laurence Dunbar and American Literary History!

Known during his lifetime as the "Poet Laureate of the Negro race," Paul Laurence Dunbar was, at the time of his death, the most famous poet in America. Join us as we examine Dunbar's role in American literature as well as his influence on a subsequent generation of authors in the Harlem Renaissance.

Dates:  July 13-31, 2015

Location:  Columbus, Ohio

Contact: Becki Trivison, 614-297-2527 or rtrivison@ohiohistory.org for more information!

CFP: Special issue of Middle West Review on the Farm Crisis

Call for Papers
Middle West Review
A special issue on the farm crisis

The Middle West Review invites submissions for a special issue on the farm crisis. During the 1980s, an economic crisis displaced thousands of farm families and affected the broader social, political, economic, and cultural foundations of the Midwest. Now, thirty years later, this special issue strives to capture that broader picture and initiate new dialogues on the legacy of those difficult years.