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AHA in the News

2016

Career Diversity for Historians

Mark Peters, "Social science researchers partner with Illinois town on civic challenge," UChicago News, June 15, 2016

Aaron Hilf, “Historical reenactment opens doors to movies and TV,” UMN Newsroom, March 24, 2016

Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong, “When the Job Search Seems Hopeless,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 22, 2016

Conshandra Dillard, “Slocum Massacre historical marker unveiled,” Tyler Morning Telegraph, Jan 16, 2016

Alfreda James, “From Linguistic Judo to Hustle,” Inside Higher Ed, Jan 18, 2016

History Education

Christine Gross-Loh, “A Better Way to Teach History,” The Atlantic, February 8, 2016

Jon Marcus, “The Unexpected Schools Championing the Liberal Arts,” The Atlantic, October 15, 2015

Job Market

Scott Jaschik, “History Jobs Drop,” Inside Higher Ed, February 5, 2016

Scott Jaschik, “The Shrinking Ph.D. Job Market,” Inside Higher Ed, April 4, 2016

2016 Business Meeting

Colleen Flaherty, “Historians Reject Measure Criticizing Israel,” Inside Higher Ed, Jan 11, 2016

Ernie Smith, “Historians Again Reject Israel Rebuke at Annual Meeting,” Associations Now, Jan 11, 2015

Jennifer Schuessler, “Historian Group Rejects a Resolution Condemning Israel," New York Times ArtsBeat Blog, Jan 9, 2016

2016 Annual Meeting Plenary

Monica Hesse, “The South’s Confederate-monument problem is not going away,” The Washington Post, May 8, 2016

Phillip Tutor, “Memory or History,” The Anniston Star (Alabama), Jan 17, 2016

Colleen Flaherty, “Confronting the Past,” Inside Higher Ed, Jan 8, 2016

2015

AHA Award and Prize Winners

Lifting the veil: ASU historian receives national recognition, ASU News, December 31, 2015

UW-L Professor Honored with National Equity Award, La Crosse Tribune, October 16, 2015

Grad School, Looney Recognized for Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed, Duke Graduate School News blog, October 9, 2015

Confederate Flag Debate

Emma Brown, 150 Years Later, Schools are Still a Battlefield for Interpreting Civil War, Washington Post, July 5, 2015

Wesley Pruden, The Civil War that Never Ends, The Washington Times, July 6, 2015

Lisa Suhay, Confederate Monuments Targeted by Vandals: Time to Rethink Memorials?, Christian Science Monitor, June 23, 2015

Jim Grossman speaking on the Jimmy Barrett Show (WVRA Radio), July 7, 2015

Tenure in Wisconsin

Andy Thomason, 21 Scholarly Groups Denounce Cutting of Tenure Protections in WisconsinThe Chronicle of Higher Education, June 11, 2015.

Karen Herzog, Vos Stands by Budget Provision on Tenure, Shared Governance, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12, 2015.

Kimberly Hefling, Scott Walker's Latest Target: College Professors, Politico.com, June 18, 2015.

Kathryn Lynch, Cutting the Liberal Arts Undermines Our Cultural Traditions, Washington Post, June 19, 2015.

Annual Meeting

Jen Guiliano, ACH at the American Historical Association's 2015 Conference, The Association for Computers in the Humanities. January 27, 2015.

Peter Cajka, Recap: 2015 Annual Meeting in NYC, American Catholic Historical Association, January 27, 2015.

Nation's Historians Warn the Past Is Expanding at Alarming Rate, The Onion, January 22, 2015.

Heather Munro Prescott, Thoughts on #AHA2015 #s69, Doing More with Less: The Promise and Pitfalls of Short-form Scholarship in the Digital History Age, Knitting Clio, January 21, 2015.

Claire Potter, The Rules Were Not Suspended: What Happened at the AHA Business Meeting, Tenured Radical, January 5, 2015.

Jennifer Howard, Historians Decline to Take Up Resolutions Criticizing Israel, The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 5, 2015.

Rick Shenkman, Historians Decide NOT to Debate Resolutions Critical of IsraelHistory News Network, January 4, 2015.

Jennifer Schuessler, Scholars' Effort to Condemn Israel Fails, The New York Times, January 5, 2015.

Yair Rosenberg, American Historical Association Shelves Anti-Israel Resolutions, Tablet Magazine, January 5, 2015.

Colleen Flaherty, Historians Discuss Ways to Engage Students on Ferguson Protests, Inside Higher Ed, January 6, 2015.

2014

Academic Job Market

Ministers, Not MBAs, Inside Higher Ed

History Jobs Dip for a Second Consecutive Year, Chronicle of Higher Education

Job Listings Fall 7.3% for History PhDs, Association Reports, Chronicle of Higher Education

The PhDs Guide to a Nonfaculty Job Search, Chronicle of Higher Education

Your Third Year in a PhD Program, Chronicle of Higher Education

American Historical Review

Born Digital, Projects Need Attention to Survive, Chronicle of Higher Education

Annual Meeting

Historians Grapple with How to Get to the 'Malleable PhD,' Chronicle of Higher Education

APUSH Debate

History Is a Process, Not a Pile of FlashcardsThe Conversation

American Historical Association Sends Support Letter to Colorado Students, Education World

Changes in AP History Trigger a Culture Clash in Colorado, Washington Post

Controversy over History Curriculum Goes National, MSNBC

The New History Wars, New York Times

Digital Humanities

Sustaining Open Access, Inside Higher Ed