Voyage to the Dark Side? The Historian as Administrator
Tyler Stovall | Nov 1, 2017Some 30 years ago, I entered the PhD program in history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, my f...
Imagining PhD Orientation in 2022
James Grossman | Oct 1, 2017A version of this column first appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education on August 28, 2017.Imag...
Declining Enrollments in History Courses
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt | Oct 1, 2017Is your department suffering declining enrollments in history courses? The AHA Teaching Division is listening.
The Personal is Historical: What to Do When Your Profession Catches Up to You
Tyler Stovall | Oct 1, 2017Some years ago, while introducing my undergraduate course on the history of 20th-century Europe, I r...
A Time for Renewal: The AHA and the Path Forward
James Grossman | Sep 1, 2017Perspectives on History has a new look. As someone who misses visual cues on a regular basis, I real...
A Continent among Continents: European History Today
Tyler Stovall | Sep 1, 2017Over 20 years ago, John Gillis published a major overview of the state of European historiography in...
News about the Proposed FY 2018 Budget
James Grossman | Jul 18, 2017Last week, committees in the House of Representatives voted on recommendations for Fiscal Year 2018 budget allocations. Historical works takes...
Actions by the AHA Council, January to June 2017
American Historical Association | Jul 5, 2017Through e-mail conversation from January 9, 2017, to May 12, 2017, and at meetings on June 3 and 4, 2017,...
“Balancing” the Books: History Education Should Teach Students Complex Variation in Perspective
James Grossman | May 1, 2017I generally see government officials’ interest in history in the same way that I see broader public ...
Race, Class, and History in the Trump Era
Tyler Stovall | May 1, 2017One of the striking aspects of American politics during the era of Donald Trump’s presidential campa...