Alumni Involvement in Graduate Education: Lessons Learned from Career Diversity
Leah Burnham, Tyler Krahe, Ramya Swayamprakash, and Matthew Villeneuve | Aug 7, 2020
In the fifth of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how they have built closer ties to department alumni.
Setting the Lost Cause on Fire: Protesters Target the United Daughters of the Confederacy Headquarters
Karen L. Cox | Aug 6, 2020
Protesters burned the United Daughters of the Confederacy's headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, because it functions as a monument to white supremacy and the Lost Cause.
A Monument to Black Resistance and Strength: Considering Washington, DC’s Emancipation Memorial
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove | Aug 5, 2020
The Washington, DC, Emancipation Memorial's complex history complicates discussions of its possible removal.
Named for the Enemy: The US Army’s Confederate Problem
Ty Seidule | Aug 4, 2020
A historian and retired brigadier general explains how white supremacy and deference to "local sensibilities" created the US Army's Confederate problem.
Grant of the Week: National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships
Karen Lou | Aug 3, 2020
The National Humanities Center is now accepting applications for its Residential Fellowships.
Internships for Graduate Students
Allison Faber, Trishula Patel, and Hope Shannon | Jul 31, 2020
In the fourth of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how graduate internship programs help students shape their paths through graduate school.
AHA Member Spotlight: Siegfried H. Sutterlin
Matthew Keough | Jul 30, 2020
Siegfried H. Sutterlin is a former senior Fulbright scholar in Europe and retired historian, having been professionally associated with seven colleges/universities/community colleges. He lives in Ottumwa, Iowa, and has been an AHA member since 1983.
Counting on the Census
Rachel Basinger | Jul 28, 2020
Summer columnist Rachel Basinger describes how short census questionnaires stunt historical research.
Grant of the Week: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowships
Karen Lou | Jul 27, 2020
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study is now accepting applications for its 2021-2022 Fellowships.