The Classicists in the History Department: Do We Face a Post-Classics Future?
Evan Jewell | Sep 28, 2021
As many ancient historians move out of classics departments, they should celebrate the unique disciplinary and interdisciplinary strengths they bring to history departments.
Promising Signs for Humanities Funding: An Update from the National Humanities Alliance
Alexandra Klein | Sep 27, 2021
The National Humanities Alliance reports on the Biden administration's budget, which increases the prospect for robust funding in the humanities community.
Bowling Together: Finding Your People during Graduate School
Joseph R. Stuart and Jeffrey J. Turner | Sep 23, 2021
Two graduate students write about how their friendship helped them through their PhD program.
Confronting Race and Medieval Fantasies: Teaching the Middle Ages in the Modern South
Courtney Luckhardt | Sep 22, 2021
Teaching the Middle Ages in the modern southern United States requires that we help students reexamine their ideas about the past in light of scholarship and shake off antiquated ideas that reflect neither historical realities nor who we are in the 21st century.
AHA Member Spotlight: Rebecca Simon
Matthew Keough | Sep 24, 2021
Rebecca Simon is an adjunct professor at Santa Monica College. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and has been a member since 2015.
A Year Characterized by Pivoting and Adapting
Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 21, 2021
The 2020 HAC report documents the progress made by the Office of the Historian of the State Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam M. Howard and Kristin L. Ahlberg | Sep 20, 2021
In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s mandate, staffing, and production has changed immensely.
Grant of the Week: National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships, 2022-23
Alana Venable | Sep 17, 2021
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships.
Family and History Mix during a Fulbright Year
Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch | Sep 16, 2021
A Fulbright year in Ghana enabled one historian to balance her research life with her family life, living and learning about the country that was both her subject and homeland.