Grandview Heights resident Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, an associate professor at Ohio State University, has been selected by the Organization of American Historians to receive the 2013 OAH-JAAS Short-Term Residency at Konan University in U.S. women's history.
The OAH and the Japanese Association of American Studies, with the support of the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, select two U.S. historians to spend two weeks at Japanese universities giving lectures, seminars, advising students and researchers interested in the American past, and joining in the collegiality of the host institution. It is part of an exchange program that also brings Japanese graduate students to the OAH Annual Meeting.
The residency was formally announced on April 13, by OAH President-Elect Alan M. Kraut during the 106th annual meeting of the organization in San Francisco.
Founded in 1907, the OAH is the largest learned society and professional organization dedicated to the teaching and study of the American past. The OAH promotes excellence in the scholarship, teaching and presentation of American history, and encourages wide discussion of historical questions and equitable treatment of all practitioners of history.