Spring 2018 Issue of Ohio History Available

TOC, Ohio History, Spring, 2018

"By Compass, Chain, and Level: Early Efforts at Surveying and Mapping the Mounds,"  by Terry A. Barnhart

"From Social Grace to Social Power: Gender Norms in Leadership and Rhetorical Performance at Western College for Women," by Renea Frey and Jacqueline Johnson

"City, Legacy, and Reform: The Beginnings of the Toledo Humane Society," by Arjun Sabharwal

"Migrant Culture Maintenance: The Welsh Experience in Martin's Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, 1900-1940." by Robert Llewellyn Tyler

Hate Groups in Ohio

Recent events have taught me that I don't know nearly enough about the history of hate groups in Ohio. Ohio has a disproportionate number of hate groups here, according to statistics collected by the Southern Poverty Law Council, claiming 35 of the nation's 917 hate groups, including one of the largest, Southern Ohio Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, and the White Nationalist website the Daily Stormer. I'm hoping to enlist an author researching this topic and ultimately produce an accessible book about the subject for our Trillium regional imprint.

Schedule for Midwestern History Association conference in June

Midwestern History Association Conference in June: the response to the call-for-proposals for the Third Annual Midwestern History Association conference was overwhelming! From those proposals, 80 presentations have been selected for the final schedule, which can be found at the link below. Please spread word of the conference to your friends and colleagues and join us in Michigan on June 7.

CFP: Ohio Academy of History Annual Meeting Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 31 March -- 1 APRIL 2017

Call For Papers

Ohio Academy of History Annual Meeting

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

31 March -- 1 APRIL 2017

 

The Ohio Academy of History seeks papers in all fields of history for its annual regional conference.  Papers may deal with any area or time period, including World, Latin American, African, Asian, European, Oceanian, as well as American.  Proposals focusing on historiography, methodology, pedagogy, and public history are also welcome. 

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