Grant of the Week: Call for Proposals to Community-Based Archives
June 23, 2021
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2021 Call for Proposals to Community-Based Archives .
A Juneteenth Dilemma: Freedom and Self-Determination
June 22, 2021
Juneteenth has a specific cultural history and intent; it cannot be generalized into a wider celebration of freedom for all people in the United States.
One Year Abroad, A Decade of Friendship and Collaboration: Fulbright in Hungary, 2009–10
June 16, 2021
When they met on a Fulbright in Hungary, Leslie Waters and Kristina E. Poznan could not have predicted where their friendship and collaboration would take them.
AHA Member Spotlight: Donald L. Fixico
June 15, 2021
Donald L. Fixico is a Regents' and Distinguished Foundation Professor of History at Arizona State University. He lives in Mesa, Arizona, and has been a member since 2002.
From Reading to Discovery: Scaffolding Student Engagement with Primary Sources
June 14, 2021
History faculty, librarians and archivists, and publishers all have a role to play in preparing students to find and analyze primary sources.
Grant of the Week: NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions
June 10, 2021
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is now accepting applications for the second round of the NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions.
History Museums Are Vibrant Civic Spaces: What the New York Times Museum Section Got Wrong
June 9, 2021
History museums contribute to a vibrant civic culture yet were all but ignored in the New York Times' recent Museums section.
AHA Member Spotlight: Thomas Figueira
June 8, 2021
Thomas Figueira is a distinguished professor of classics and of ancient history at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He lives in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, and has been a member since 1975.
Meet the 2021 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
June 7, 2021
Introducing the three graduate students who will write about narrative and podcasts, the relationship between history and journalism, and the history of plant disease.
Remote Reflections: Rethinking Historical Consulting during the Pandemic
June 2, 2021
With archives and other repositories closed for more than a year, Historical Research Associates kept clients' projects going by digging deeper into online resources.