Letters of Recommendation and Open Records Legislation: A Conundrum
From the Professional Division
Rita Chin | Apr 21, 2021
Open records laws and the rapid dissemination of information through social media can shift the landscape of peer evaluation.
Terminal Does Not Mean Dead: Why the History MA Deserves Our Attention
Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert | Apr 20, 2021
Historians must focus on terminal MA degree holders as part of the larger work of professional development and advocacy.
Never One Person: Writing and Advocacy at the AHA
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Apr 19, 2021
Collaborative writing, productive disagreements, and consensus building shape the final form of AHA statements.
Vaccine Hesitancy Is a 21st-Century Phenomenon: Why Moving from “Prevention” to “Eradication” Changes the Scale of the Anti-Vaccination Problem
Gareth Millward | Apr 16, 2021
Since the 1940s, vaccination campaigns have been held to increasingly high, and difficult to meet, standards.
From Jazz Clubs to Barbershops and Museums
Karen Lou | Apr 15, 2021
When Pixar decided to make their first animated film with a Black lead, they turned to historians and other consultants to get it right.
History Podcasting Laid Bare
Laura Ansley | Apr 14, 2021
How three historians worked with major outlets in the podcasting world to bring the salacious history of the Chippendales male striptease show to a popular audience.
Absence and Presence
Jacqueline Jones | Apr 13, 2021
Although historians have produced remarkable work while working remotely, AHA president Jacqueline Jones argues that it is dangerous to conclude that remoteness presents an enduring, viable alternative to in-person communication of all kinds.
Grant of the Week: The HistoryMakers Innovations in Pedagogy & Teaching Fellowships
Karen Lou | Apr 12, 2021
The HistoryMakers is is now accepting applications for its 2021 Innovations in Pedagogy & Teaching Fellowships.
AHA Member Spotlight: Warwick Anderson
Matthew Keough | Apr 9, 2021
Warwick Anderson is a professor at the University of Sydney. He lives in Sydney, NSW, Australia, and has been a member since 1998.