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: Historians Consult on Pixar’s Soul
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: Three Historians Bring the Chippendales Dancers to Your Earbuds
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: Attending to Questions of Equity in Remote Education
From the President
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.
The Business of Applied History
Caroline Morris and Jack Fiorini | Apr 8, 2021
The transition from academic to brand historian offered several intellectual and professional benefits to two historians at Heritage Werks.
Making the Best of the Worst-Case Scenario
Jake Wynn | Apr 7, 2021
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine managed to close, reopen, close again, and build new digital offerings that expanded its audience.
Ashley E. Bowen | Apr 6, 2021
Editor Ashley E. Bowen reflects on her first year with Perspectives and the summer ahead.