Our Letter-Writing Culture: Revisiting Recommendation and Assessment
September 21, 2022
Some time ago, I received a familiar message from the department chair of Distinguished University: “Our department is considering the appointment of Budding Starr to the rank of Associate Professor w...
Cultivating History: The Plant Humanities at Dumbarton Oaks
September 20, 2022
Plants can cultivate links among geographies, periodizations, and subfields, all while providing a strong vector for classroom engagement.
Nominations Invited for AHA Offices, Terms Beginning January 2024
September 19, 2022
Nominations for AHA offices are accepted through January 8, 2023.
Grant of the Week: ACLS Fellowships for Untenured Scholars
September 16, 2022
The American Council of Learned Societies is now accepting fellowship applications for full-time research open to untenured scholars.
Bodies of Knowledge: Philadelphia and the Dark History of Collecting Human Remains
September 15, 2022
Museums that hold collections of human remains from the past face ethical questions today.
The Sarajevo Assassination That Didn’t Happen: The Ironic Relevance of a "Nonevent"
September 14, 2022
What is the historical significance of an event that wasn’t?
Historicizing Historians: Debating Gay Studies in the 1970s
September 13, 2022
A look at 1970s AHA internal politics uncovers the discipline’s early engagement with gay issues.
Sic et Non: From Medieval Historian to Advising Dean
September 9, 2022
Sometimes, the unexpected path is the better one.
AHA Member Spotlight: Peter Eisenstadt
September 8, 2022
Peter Eisenstadt is a working historian. He lives in Clemson, South Carolina, and has been a member since 1979.
Responses to “Is History History?”
September 7, 2022
Perspectives invites two historians to respond to James H. Sweet’s September column.