Teaching on the “Balkan Express”: A Collaborative Attempt to Write History for Reconciliation
Christina Koulouri | May 13, 2019
History has the power to heal the wounds of war—but not without steep resistance from nationalists.
Data Overload: Web Archives and the Challenges of Scale
Seth Denbo | May 7, 2019
Web archives often contain so much data that historians must develop new technical skills and knowledge in order to use them.
Learning Holocaust History in the 21st Century: Students Document Survivors’ Testimony with a New Curriculum
Meirah Shedlo | Apr 29, 2019
A project helps students use modern technology to incorporate Holocaust survivors’ testimony into the historical record.
Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public: The Point Isn’t to Sound Smart. The Point Is to Communicate.
From the President
John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019
Our society needs real history more than ever. We need to invite the curious, in true democratic fashion.
Grant of the Week: 2019 Delphi Award
Zoë Jackson | May 16, 2019
The Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California is accepting applications for the 2019 Delphi Award until July 15.
AHA Member Spotlight: Anne Rothfeld
Matthew Keough | May 15, 2019
Anne Rothfeld is a historian/archivist in the federal government.
Are All Graduate Student Conferences Created Equal?
Paul Braff | May 6, 2019
They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.
Gains and Losses
Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019
Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
Digital Dissertations and the Changing Nature of Doctoral Work
Celeste Tường Vy Sharpe | Apr 23, 2019
“Incorporating digital methods, presentation, and tools in an individual sustained research project is still largely uncharted territory. . .”