2018 Annual Meeting
A Report to Members about AHA Action on Sexual Harassment
Mary Beth Norton | Feb 16, 2018In fall 2017, as allegations of sexual harassment flooded into public view from women (and some men)...
What Are You?
Sadie Bergen | Feb 16, 2018At #AHA18, historians and social scientists pushed back against the notion that racial and ethnic ancestry can be discovered through genetic testing.
Ashton Merck | Feb 8, 2018Think tanks, also known as research institutes, advocacy organizations, and policy centers, are ofte...
No Time Like the Present
Eladio Bobadilla | Photographs by Marc Monaghan | Feb 5, 2018Almost a year after Donald Trump’s inauguration, historians gathered in Washington, DC, just two mil...
A Vaccine for National Healing? Historians on The Vietnam War
Sarah Jones Weicksel | Jan 29, 2018Historians at AHA18 discussed Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's The Vietnam War and the problems with both its approach to...
Changing the Narrative: “The State and Future of the Humanities in the United States”
Sarah Jones Weicksel | Jan 16, 2018“Are the humanities in crisis?” For the past decade, this question, and answers to it, has been pose...
Postcards from AHA18
Elizabeth Elliott | Jan 7, 2018“The weather’s been, uh . . . wonderful!” What would you write on a postcard sent from AHA18? What m...
Writing on the Wall
Antoinette Burton | Jan 6, 2018If you have any doubts about the vibrancy of historical curiosity among our undergraduate majors nat...
Conversations Over Cardboard: Poster Sessions at AHA18
Kathryn Tomasek | Jan 6, 2018The poster sessions at the AHA annual meeting have evolved from a small beginning in 2006 to a far m...
New Perspectives on Histories of the Slave Trade
Sarah Jones Weicksel | Jan 5, 2018Intertwined. Overlapping. Interconnected. The complicated entanglement of slave trading, geographies...