The Fate of the “AHA Interview”: At Some Point, the Cons Might Outweigh the Pros
From the President
John R. McNeill | Apr 15, 2019
Should the AHA get out of the business of hosting job interviews altogether?
Puff, Puff, Pass: Lessons from the Defeat of Marijuana Decriminalization
From the National History Center, Perspectives Daily
Emily Dufton | Apr 16, 2019
A booming kid-oriented paraphernalia marketplace unraveled efforts to legalize cannabis in the 1970s and 1980s.
Reexamining Amritsar: Does the Historic Massacre of 1919 Warrant an Apology?
Kritika Agarwal | Apr 9, 2019
A new book challenges what we think we know about the British Raj’s bloodiest massacre.
Want to Write for the AHA? Apply Today to Become a Perspectives Summer Columnist
Kritika Agarwal | Mar 27, 2019
Write for us! Submit your applications by April 26.
Grant of the Week: Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize
Zoë Jackson | Apr 18, 2019
The prize is awarded to the best scholarly book published in English on any subject relating to Romania or Moldova.
AHA Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Ann Bryant
Matthew Keough | Apr 17, 2019
Liz Bryant is a professor of history at Houston Community College.
Dealing with a Fragile Past
Alex Lichtenstein | Apr 10, 2019
Two essays consider the problem of losing the past, either through accidental destruction or through censorship.
Getting Tenure with Digital History
LaDale Winling | Apr 8, 2019
Scholars hired to do “nontraditional” history will be evaluated by traditional criteria.
Rachel Wheeler | Apr 2, 2019
If we have thrown over exclusionary, nationalist myths, what can we offer in their place?