Theodore Carter DeLaney Jr. (1943–2020)
April 28, 2021
Theodore Carter DeLaney Jr., scholar of the American South and African American history, succumbed to pancreatic cancer on December 18, 2020.
April 27, 2021
Hannah Ditzler Alspaugh's clothing scrapbook chronicles a half-century of fabric swatches, with descriptions noting when each item was worn, for how long, and to what events.
Grant of the Week: Eugen Weber Book Prize in French History
April 26, 2021
The Department of History at UCLA is is now accepting applications for its 2022 Eugen Weber Book Prize in French History.
AHA Member Spotlight: Natsuko Matsumori
April 23, 2021
Natsuko Matsumori is an associate professor of history of political thought at the University of Shizuoka. She lives in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and has been a member since 2015.
Wrapping It Up: In the June Issue of the American Historical Review
April 22, 2021
The June issue of the American Historical Review features three History Unclassified essays, seven articles, and a cluster of reviews of short biographies of African leaders.
Letters of Recommendation and Open Records Legislation: A Conundrum
April 21, 2021
Open records laws and the rapid dissemination of information through social media can shift the landscape of peer evaluation.
Terminal Does Not Mean Dead: Why the History MA Deserves Our Attention
April 20, 2021
Historians must focus on terminal MA degree holders as part of the larger work of professional development and advocacy.
Never One Person: Writing and Advocacy at the AHA
April 19, 2021
Collaborative writing, productive disagreements, and consensus building shape the final form of AHA statements.
Vaccine Hesitancy Is a 21st-Century Phenomenon: Why Moving from “Prevention” to “Eradication” Changes the Scale of the Anti-Vaccination Problem
April 16, 2021
Since the 1940s, vaccination campaigns have been held to increasingly high, and difficult to meet, standards.
From Jazz Clubs to Barbershops and Museums: Historians Consult on Pixar’s Soul
April 15, 2021
When Pixar decided to make their first animated film with a Black lead, they turned to historians and other consultants to get it right.