2018 Annual Meeting
Experiments in Writing History
Elizabeth Elliott | Apr 26, 2018Laura Kamoie still receives periodic royalty statements for a book she published over a decade ago—an economic history of the early American Tayloe fa...
History Is Relevant Everywhere
Antia Wiersma | Apr 19, 2018On the one day between the first European winter storm of the year and a North American snow blizzard, I flew to Washington, DC, to participate in the...
Exploring Career Possibilities with ImaginePhD
Kaete O'Connell | Apr 2, 2018ImaginePhD provides PhD students and postdocs in the humanities and social sciences with information on different job sectors and various career-exploration tools.
Rachel Van Bokkem | Mar 9, 2018In May 1968, French students and workers, protesting consumerism, capitalism, and US involvement in Vietnam, engaged in the largest general strike in ...
“For the Future”: Doing Indigenous History after Standing Rock
Zoë Jackson | Mar 9, 2018The #NoDAPL movement has "made it impossible for indigenous historians to see their work as separate from the broader movement...
Search History: Making Research Transparent in the Digital Age
Stephanie Kingsley Brooks | Mar 9, 2018At the 2018 AHA annual meeting, researchers, documentary editors, librarians, archivists, and educat...
How Departments Are Tackling Lower Enrollments
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt | Mar 9, 2018The AHA Teaching Division staged what might be termed a productive takeover of the Department Chairs...
The Struggle to Commemorate Reconstruction
Sarah Jones Weicksel | Mar 8, 2018Following the American Civil War, the United States engaged in a process of reconstruction that was ...
Part of the Religious DNA
Ethan Ehrenhaft | Feb 22, 2018Scholars at the AHA annual meeting discussed the history of Islam in America and the challenges American Muslims have faced historically.