The Peach Tree
August 30, 2022
From their wood to their fruit, peach trees form a powerful guard against evil in Chinese folklore.
The 2022 AHA Jobs Report: A New Normal?
August 29, 2022
A large increase in the number of academic jobs listings conceals deeper structural problems.
On to Philadelphia: The 2023 Annual Meeting at a Glance
August 26, 2022
The 136th annual meeting of the American Historical Association will be held Thursday through Sunday, January 5–8, 2023, in Philadelphia.
Immigration, Wartime Trauma, and Planetary Science: Meet the AHA’s 2022–23 Fellows
August 25, 2022
Read about the 2022–23 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and the Fellowship in the History of Space Technology.
New Faces at the AHA: Meet Tammy Hancock, Lizzy Meggyesy, Sarah Muncy, and Jake Purcell
August 24, 2022
The AHA welcomes four new staff members: Tammy Hancock, Lizzy Meggyesy, Sarah Muncy, and Jake Purcell.
Telling Stories: Historical Modes and the Presidential Sessions of AHA22
August 23, 2022
Presidential sessions focus conversations on topics of the president’s choice, and in New Orleans Jacqueline Jones wanted to talk about storytelling.
Grant of the Week: The Lincoln Forum Franklin-Medford Scholarship
August 22, 2022
The Lincoln Forum is now accepting applications for the Franklin-Medford Scholarship.
What Are Students Learning? “Divisive Concepts” in History Education
August 18, 2022
What is actually being taught in US history classrooms?
Is History History? Identity Politics and Teleologies of the Present
August 17, 2022
When historians concede to discuss the past with the terms of the present, they abandon the skill set that makes them historians.
The Anthropocene: History and Legacy of the Colonial Mindset
August 16, 2022
If you find out that you are not the center of the universe, keep working at it until you are.