Grant of the Week: Central European History Book and Article Prizes
July 15, 2021
The Central European History Society (CEHS) is accepting nominations for its book and article prizes.
Autobiography with Scholarly Trimmings
July 13, 2021
Even as they tell others’ stories, historians often write about their own lives.
AHA Member Spotlight: Damayanthie Eluwawalage
July 13, 2021
Damayanthie Eluwawalage is an assistant professor at Delaware State University. She lives in Reading, Pennsylvania, and has been a member since 2009.
Can Plants Help Us to Understand COVID-19? The Case of Panama Disease in Colonial Jamaica
July 12, 2021
Many of the same mistakes and oversights that we see in human disease control today were made in the early 20th-century fight against Panama Disease.
What Story Do You Want to Tell? Learning Narrative Storytelling through Podcasting
July 8, 2021
Shifting from "Who will care?" to "What's the story?" helped one graduate student center storytelling in her work.
You Are Only as Good as Your Sources: Fusing Journalism and History
July 6, 2021
Journalists and historians share a fixation on sources, but how and when they use a source differs in important ways.
Grant of the Week: MARAC Arline Custer Memorial Award
July 1, 2021
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) is now accepting applications for its Arline Custer Memorial Award.
History Lessons on Film: Reconsidering Judas and the Black Messiah
June 30, 2021
Historians should watch films like Judas and the Black Messiah as much for their filmmaking as their history making.
AHA Member Spotlight: Bruce Bennett
June 29, 2021
Bruce Bennett is a senior lecturer at the University of Botswana. He lives in Gaborone, Botswana, and has been a member since 1992.
Remote Reflections: The Show Must Go On for Undergraduate Research
June 24, 2021
The Soviet history of the Bolshoi Ballet captivated one undergraduate who used that topic to learn essential research skills and deepen her relationship with her grandmother.