Jan Vansina (1929–2017)
Florence Bernault | Apr 15, 2019Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, died peacefully in Madison, Wisconsin, on February 8, 2017.
Mustafah Dhada | Jan 9, 2019A historian traces his passion for imaginative narratives and finely tuned sports cars to a “garage” in colonial Mozambique.
AHA Member Spotlight: Ofosuwa M. Abiola
Matthew Keough | Dec 4, 2018Ofosuwa Abiola is an assistant professor at Howard University.
Grant of the Week: Faculty Development Seminar on West Africa
Zoë Jackson | Sep 26, 2018Faculty at community colleges and minority-serving institutions can apply for a fully-funded faculty development seminar on West Africa.
Teaching Decolonization Resources
Annabel LaBrecque | Jun 21, 2018The NHC's Teaching Decolonization Resource Collection provides materials for teachers to create a comprehensive unit on women and the Algerian War of Independence.
Collaborative Historical Research
Catherine Cymone Fourshey and Christine Saidi | Apr 5, 2018Catherine Cymone Fourshey and Christine Saidi show how collaboration, particularly with local individuals, communities, and organizations, has been vital to their scholarship.
Suzanne Miers Oliver (1922–2016)
Joseph C. Miller and Richard B. Allen | Mar 8, 2018Historian of Global SlaverySuzanne Miers Oliver, professor emerita of history at Ohio University, pa...
AHA Member Spotlight: Ross Dunn
Matthew Keough | Oct 3, 2017Ross Dunn is professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University. His research interests include Islamic, African, and world history.
Wrapping Up the 2017 AHA Today Summer Blog Contest
Kritika Agarwal | Aug 21, 2017The 2017 AHA Today Blog Contest winners, Bridget Keown and Bernard C. Moore, share some final thoughts on producing a blog series from their research.