Haitian Legacies: In the June Issue of the American Historical Review
May 20, 2020
This year marks the bicentennial of the Haitian Republic. The latest issue of the AHR includes both a Forum and a Roundtable on the place of Haitian history in the Atlantic world.
Rumors of War Arrives in the South: Changes to Richmond’s Monumental Landscape
May 18, 2020
The erection of a Kehinde Wiley statue in the former Confederate capital is part of Richmond's latest struggle with Civil War history.
AHA Member Spotlight: Lilia Fernández
May 14, 2020
Lilia Fernández is an associate professor and the Henry Rutgers Term Chair at Rutgers University. She lives in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and has been a member since 2015.
Finding the Funny: Historians’ Lectures Provide Material for Improv Comedians
May 13, 2020
History hits the comedy stage at the Philly Improv Theater.
Grant of the Week: Smith Book Award
May 12, 2020
The Southern Historical Association is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Smith Book Award.
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Supports Historians during Public Health Crisis
May 11, 2020
The AHA has continued to support historians and their discipline during the COVID-19 crisis.
AHA Member Spotlight: Celso Thomas Castilho
May 7, 2020
Celso Thomas Castilho is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member since 2008.
WEIRD Science: Incest and History
May 6, 2020
An argument for including historians on interdisciplinary research teams.
Grant of the Week: Fellowships at the Katz Center
May 5, 2020
The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for its fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Through Storm, Flood, and Fire: Protecting Cultural Heritage from Disaster
May 4, 2020
Climate change and extreme weather threaten the objects historians use to learn about the past. What can we do to protect them?