November 29, 2021
Pulp novels of the mid-20th century were titillating and salacious-but this book appeared as abortion became more accepted among Americans.
When the Birds Go Silent: In the December Issue of the American Historical Review
November 24, 2021
The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
Exploring Systemic Racism and the AHA: A University of Michigan History Lab Collaboration
November 23, 2021
During a client-based research seminar, graduate students researched the history of the AHA's leadership, annual meetings, and legitimation of scholarship.
Plague, Perinatal Remains, and Medical Knowledge: Histories of Medicine and Public Health at AHA22
November 22, 2021
The 2022 annual meeting offers a plethora of sessions on histories of disease, reproductive health, race, and medical knowledge.
AHA Member Spotlight: Lisa M. Fine
November 19, 2021
Lisa M. Fine is chair and professor of history at Michigan State University. She lives in East Lansing, Michigan, and has been a member since 2011.
Awards, Prizes, and Honors to Be Conferred at the 135th Annual Meeting
November 18, 2021
Join us in New Orleans to honor the 2021 AHA prizewinners.
The Dinner Party: Perspectives’ First Piece of Fiction
November 17, 2021
If you could invite six people from history to a dinner party, who—and how—would you choose?
Seeking Truths through Fiction: Historians on Writing Historical Genre Fiction
November 16, 2021
Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers detail how they went from writing history to writing fiction.
Grant of the Week: Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics
November 12, 2021
The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is now accepting applications for the 2021 Carrie Chapman Cat Prize.
Gaps, Plots, and Narration: Adventures in Teaching with Historical Fiction
November 10, 2021
Jeffrey Wasserstrom argues for the value of assigning historical fiction alongside more traditional nonfiction readings.