The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing: Turning First-Year Students into Researchers
Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018
Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
To Chart a Course: Helping Middle Schoolers Broaden Their Vision of History
Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018
A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.
A Way Forward: The Society of American Archivists Endorses Protocols for Native American Materials
Kritika Agarwal | Oct 1, 2018
Native communities and archivists welcome the acceptance of professional guidelines for sensitive holdings in non-tribal institutions.
From Learning to Cite to Learning to Write: Using Zotero in the Classroom
Andrea Davis | Oct 9, 2018
Davis repurposes Zotero as a course platform to teach historical research and writing skills to undergraduates.
AHA Member Spotlight: Arwin D. Smallwood
Matthew Keough | Oct 16, 2018
Arwin D. Smallwood is professor and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina.
American Historical Association Announces 2018 Prize Winners
AHA Staff | Oct 10, 2018
Each year, the AHA offers prizes honoring exceptional books, distinguished teaching and mentoring, and other historical projects.
Grant of the Week: Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society Fellowships
Zoë Jackson | Oct 3, 2018
The new ACLS program will support humanities scholars partnering with nonacademic organizations.
Audio for the Ages
Zoë Jackson | Oct 1, 2018
The scholars behind PodcastRE work feverishly to make sure audio preservation is done right.
Anti-Semitism in Historical Perspective
Alex Lichtenstein | Oct 1, 2018
Eight essays in a Roundtable tackle the history and historical study of Judeophobia.