FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2018
Contact: Katherine M. Finley, Executive Director
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EMILY CONROY-KRUTZ, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, RECEIVES 2018 CHINA RESIDENCY AT ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS (OAH) AND THE AMERICAN HISTORY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION OF CHINA (AHRAC)
BLOOMINGTON, IN—During its annual meeting in Sacramento, California, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) announced that Emily Conroy-Krutz, Michigan State University, has been selected to receive the 2018 residency at Zhejiang University on American Cultural Diplomacy.
China Residencies Program
Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, the Organization of American Historians and the American History Research Association of China are pleased to continue the exchange program between the two organizations. Three U.S. scholars will participate in the 2018 program. Also as part of the exchange program, three Chinese scholars were selected to receive funding to attend the 2018 OAH Annual Meeting and spend time in residence at a U.S. university following the meeting.
The residency was announced on April 13 by OAH’s 2018–19 President Earl Lewis.
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Founded in 1907, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to American history scholarship. With more than 7,500 members from the U.S. and abroad, OAH promotes excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history, encouraging wide discussion of historical questions and equitable treatment of history practitioners. It publishes the quarterly Journal of American History, the leading scholarly publication and journal of record in the field of American history for more than a century. It also publishes The American Historian magazine. Formerly known as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association (MVHA), the association became the OAH in 1965 to reflect a broader scope focusing on national studies of American history. The OAH national headquarters are located in the historic Raintree House on Indiana University’s Bloomington campus.