Little Women: Greta Gerwig’s Love Letter to the 19th-Century Novel
March 4, 2020
The new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women shows a deep appreciation for the book's history and production.
Grant of the Week: Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Programs
March 3, 2020
The Whiting Foundation has invited the AHA to make nominations for its 2021-22 Public Engagement Programs.
Townhouse Notes: An AHA Life Membership Is Forever
March 2, 2020
For one history teacher, a life membership in the AHA was better than an engagement ring.
AHA Council, Divisions, and Committees for 2020
March 1, 2020
Council Mary Lindemann (Univ. of Miami), president; Jacqueline Jones (Univ. of Texas, Austin), president-elect; John R. McNeill (Georgetown Univ.), past president; Rita C-K Chin (Univ. of Michigan, A...
Prison Pedagogy: Creating Inclusive Classrooms in Carceral Spaces
February 28, 2020
Despite unique challenges, prison college courses can be incredibly rewarding for both students and teachers.
AHA Member Spotlight: Jeffrey Ahlman
February 27, 2020
Jeffrey Ahlman is an associate professor at Smith College. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, and has been a member since 2004.
History by Text and Thing
February 26, 2020
Are we doing research wrong? ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball wonders if we should ask so much from our students and ourselves before we get into the archives.
Grant of the Week: American Heritage Center Fellowships
February 25, 2020
The University of Wyoming's American Heritage Center (AHC) is now accepting applications for its fellowships.
An Immodest Proposal: Reworking the Intro Course
February 24, 2020
Is it time to rethink the introductory history course? AHA President Mary Lindemann has some thoughts.
David W. Miller (1940–2019)
February 21, 2020
David W. Miller died on October 20, 2019, at the age of 79, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.