Learning From Afghanistan's Independence: Afghans Liberated Themselves in 1919. Their Achievements Offer Us Lessons Today.
November 13, 2019
A country without a legal history? Think again.
Townhouse Notes: History Has a Race Problem, and It’s Existential
November 12, 2019
Historians in higher education can't afford to lose anyone's interest. But how hard are we working to expand our appeal?
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Safeguards History in Diverse Venues
November 8, 2019
In letters and amicus briefs, the AHA promoted academic freedom and historical knowledge in September and October.
Abstract of the Presidential Address at the 2020 Annual Meeting: “Peak Document and the Future of Historical Research”
November 8, 2019
Among the ongoing revolutions in historical research is the flood of new information about the human past that comes not from written documents but from the natural sciences. What might this mean for ...
New Faces at the AHA: Meet Christopher Flanagan, Laura Ansley, and Rachel Wheatley
November 7, 2019
Three new staff members have joined the AHA this fall.
AHA Member Spotlight: Reginald K. Ellis
November 6, 2019
Reginald K. Ellis is an associate professor of history and assistant dean for the School of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education at Florida A&M University. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, and has been a member since 2008.
William Birney and the Abolitionist Memory Wars
November 5, 2019
The battle over abolition didn't end with the Civil War.
Grant of the Week: The Herbert G. Gutman Dissertation Prize
November 4, 2019
The Labor and Working-Class History Association is now accepting applications for its Herbert G. Gutman Prize for 2019.
Grant of the Week: The Dirksen Congressional Center's Congressional Research Grants
November 1, 2019
The Dirksen Congressional Center is now accepting applications for Congressional Research Grants.
Regarding “Townhouse Notes: Meritocracy and the Job Application Arms Race”
October 31, 2019
To the Editor: Regarding “Townhouse Notes: Meritocracy and the Job Application Arms Race” (March 2019): The job market for traditional academic positions is shrinking and ever more competitive. More t...