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  • Aug 1, 2014 - Grant of the Week: Wentz Prize for Graduate Student Essay in the History of American Lutheranism

    The $2500 Abdel Ross Wentz Prize is awarded for a a graduate student essay on the history of American Lutheranism. (A separate $2500 prize is award to a graduate student in a seminary or divinity school.) Essays based on original The post Grant of the Week: Wentz Prize for Graduate Student Essay in the History of American Lutheranism appeared first on American Historical Association.…  Learn More >

  • Aug 1, 2014 - Flashback Friday: Everything Is Bigger In Texas

    Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye. Humor Postcard, Potato; Humor Postcard, Corn, Postcard, n.d.; digital image, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth54350/ : accessed July 31, 2014), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to The post Flashback Friday: Everything Is Bigger In Texas appeared first on American Historical Association.…  Learn More >

  • Jul 31, 2014 - What We’re Reading: July 31, 2014

    Today’s What We’re Reading features the latest on the “right to be forgotten” ruling, American folklore told by Capitol interns, the five strangest rules in baseball, and much more! History and the Right to Be Forgotten Ruling: An Update The The post What We’re Reading: July 31, 2014 appeared first on American Historical Association.…  Learn More >

Introducing AHA Communities: An Online Hub for Historians

We are proud to launch AHA Communities, a new platform for online communication and collaboration. Our goal is that AHA Communities will serve as a new space for the history community to connect, share ideas, discuss professional and theoretical issues, and take advantage of the digital tools AHA Communities has to offer.

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JPASS Discount Now Available for AHA Members

JSTORMembers of the American Historical Association are able to purchase a 1-year JPASS access plan for $99-a 50% discount on the listed rate. JPASS includes unlimited reading and 120 article downloads-not only to the American Historical Review but to more than 1,500 humanities, social science, and science journals in the JSTOR archival collections.

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What I Do: A Conversation with Rachel Reinhard

For the past nine months we have been talking to historians who work beyond the professoriate, and posting the videos on the AHA's YouTube channel. Our most recent installment, a conversation with Rachel Reinhard, brings the number of videos to six.

Reinhard told us about her role as the director of the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project, which serves, she says, "as a bridge between the university and K-12 classrooms, and [supports] the professional development of K-12 instruction." 

What I Do: Historians Talk About Their Work