Abstract of the 2020 Presidential Address: “Slow History”
Mary Lindemann | Oct 23, 2020
The 2020 Presidential Address will occur virtually in the first week of January 2021.
Expanding the Genre: Alexis Coe Writes an Accessible Washington Biography
Laura Ansley | Oct 22, 2020
In You Never Forget Your First, Alexis Coe breaks away from hagiography to craft a biography of George Washington that appeals to new audiences.
History, Deliberation, and Civic Culture
AHA Activities, From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Oct 21, 2020
Historical exploration in the classroom and beyond can indeed engender and exacerbate conflict, but such exposure is essential for any true movement toward national unity.
Practicing History: Why SUNY Cortland Requires Public History
Evan Faulkenbury | Oct 20, 2020
SUNY Cortland decided to require a public history course because of its potential to attract new students, retain majors, and empower them with confidence that their history degree would be valuable and versatile.
American Historical Association Announces 2020 Prize Winners
Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Oct 19, 2020
The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 prizes.
“If Anybody Says Election to Me, I Want to Fight”
Jon Grinspan | Oct 19, 2020
The election of 1876 can shed light on how the nation's political institutions operate during a crisis of democracy.
AHA Member Spotlight: Young Richard Kim
Matthew Keough | Oct 16, 2020
Young Richard Kim is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and has been a member since 2004.
The AHA Virtual Exhibit Hall
Jeremy C. Young | Oct 15, 2020
The Virtual Exhibit Hall went live on October 1.
Soundtracks of Sisterhood
Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020
As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.