Mysteries of the AHA Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting, From the Executive Director
James Grossman | May 1, 2018Why does the AHA hold its annual meeting when and where we do? Why don’t we have more “coffee breaks”? Why does the program still feature so many scho...
An Embarrassment of Witches
From the President
Mary Beth Norton | May 1, 2018WITCH HUNT!”That’s how President Donald Trump’s tweets tend to refer to the investigation led by Robert Mueller into possible collusion between his pr...
Access to Digital Resources
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Apr 2, 2018Historians don’t need laboratories. For years, this truism was one way we distinguished ourselves from our colleagues in the sciences, even claiming a...
Why Are You a Historian?
From the President
Mary Beth Norton | Apr 2, 2018Lately I’ve been thinking about the shape and future of the historical profession, especially in light of the current challenges we face. And so, as h...
Humanities Funding and the Proposed Federal Budget
James Grossman | Mar 9, 2018Last month President Donald Trump released his Presidential Budget Request for federal fiscal year (...
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...
When the AHA Takes a Public Stance
Mary Beth Norton | Mar 9, 2018During my year as president-elect, I became involved in the AHA’s taking public positions three time...
James Grossman | Feb 16, 2018As I walk to work in the morning, the first thing I see as I head toward the AHA office is the US Ca...
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)...