Keeping It Real: Historians in the Deepfake Era
Abe Gibson | May 17, 2021
How can historians combat "deepfakes," videos altered to show hyper-realistic people saying or doing things they never actually said or did?
Cliché and Caricature: Why January 6 Was Not Like a Banana Republic
Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021
A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and explains why it was not an appropriate term for the January 6 insurrection.
Our Learning Curve Was Steep: Preparing a Department to Teach Online
Stefan Djordjevic, Kristin Hoganson, and Dana Rabin | May 10, 2021
Research on teaching in pandemic conditions conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign assessed emergency practices to advance teaching and learning.
A Farewell to the Model Minority Myth: AAPI Racism in Academia
Shuko Tamao | May 6, 2021
In the wake of recent violence, historian Shuko Tamao reflects on how racism against Asian American and Pacific Islanders impacts students and faculty in academia.
Grant of the Week: Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize
Karen Lou | May 13, 2021
The Friends of the German Historical Institute is is now accepting applications for Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize.
AHA Member Spotlight: Alison K. Smith
Matthew Keough | May 11, 2021
Alison K. Smith is a professor and department chair at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and has been a member since 1999.
Grant of the Week: Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize
Karen Lou | May 5, 2021
The Society for Romanian Studies (SRS) is is now accepting applications for its SRS Book Prize.
Claire C. Arnold | May 4, 2021
Researching the communication strategies of 19th-century British migrants helped one graduate student make sense of her experience during COVID.
2021 AHA Research Grant Winners
Liz Townsend | May 3, 2021
The AHA is pleased to announce the 2021 winners of its research grants.