When the Birds Go Silent: In the December Issue of the American Historical Review
Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021
The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
Exploring Systemic Racism and the AHA: A University of Michigan History Lab Collaboration
Angela D. Dillard and Katherine L. French | Nov 23, 2021
During a client-based research seminar, graduate students researched the history of the AHA's leadership, annual meetings, and legitimation of scholarship.
Plague, Perinatal Remains, and Medical Knowledge: Histories of Medicine and Public Health at AHA22
Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily
Melanie A. Peinado | Nov 22, 2021
The 2022 annual meeting offers a plethora of sessions on histories of disease, reproductive health, race, and medical knowledge.
Awards, Prizes, and Honors to Be Conferred at the 135th Annual Meeting
AHA Activities, Annual Meeting
Rebecca L. West | Nov 18, 2021
Join us in New Orleans to honor the 2021 AHA prizewinners.
AHA Member Spotlight: Lisa M. Fine
Matthew Keough | Nov 19, 2021
Lisa M. Fine is chair and professor of history at Michigan State University. She lives in East Lansing, Michigan, and has been a member since 2011.
The Dinner Party
Priya Chhaya | Nov 17, 2021
If you could invite six people from history to a dinner party, who—and how—would you choose?
Seeking Truths through Fiction
Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers | Nov 16, 2021
Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers detail how they went from writing history to writing fiction.
Grant of the Week: Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics
Alana Venable | Nov 12, 2021
The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is now accepting applications for the 2021 Carrie Chapman Cat Prize.
Gaps, Plots, and Narration
Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Nov 10, 2021
Jeffrey Wasserstrom argues for the value of assigning historical fiction alongside more traditional nonfiction readings.