Bowling Together: Finding Your People during Graduate School
Joseph R. Stuart and Jeffrey J. Turner | Sep 23, 2021
Two graduate students write about how their friendship helped them through their PhD program.
Confronting Race and Medieval Fantasies: Teaching the Middle Ages in the Modern South
Courtney Luckhardt | Sep 22, 2021
Teaching the Middle Ages in the modern southern United States requires that we help students reexamine their ideas about the past in light of scholarship and shake off antiquated ideas that reflect neither historical realities nor who we are in the 21st century.
A Year Characterized by Pivoting and Adapting: The 2020 State Department HAC Report
Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 21, 2021
The 2020 HAC report documents the progress made by the Office of the Historian of the State Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consistently Evolving: The Foreign Relations Series at 160
Adam M. Howard and Kristin L. Ahlberg | Sep 20, 2021
In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s mandate, staffing, and production has changed immensely.
AHA Member Spotlight: Rebecca Simon
Matthew Keough | Sep 24, 2021
Rebecca Simon is an adjunct professor at Santa Monica College. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and has been a member since 2015.
Grant of the Week: National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships, 2022-23
Alana Venable | Sep 17, 2021
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships.
Family and History Mix during a Fulbright Year
Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch | Sep 16, 2021
A Fulbright year in Ghana enabled one historian to balance her research life with her family life, living and learning about the country that was both her subject and homeland.
AHA and OAH Join Coalition to Combat Misinformation
James Grossman and Beth English | Sep 15, 2021
The AHA and the OAH have joined Learn from History, a coalition opposing efforts that would limit the ability of educators to maintain the scholarly integrity of courses in US history.
Evaluating without Grading
Luke Clossey and Esther Souman | Sep 14, 2021
Mastering a skill is at the heart of the specifications grading system.