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  • AHA Member Spotlight: Cindy Ermus

    October 4, 2019

    Cindy Ermus is an assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is also co-founder and executive editor for the online academic publication, AgeofRevolutions.com (@AgeofRevs). She lives in San Antonio, Texas, and has been a member since 2008.

  • Advocacy Briefs

    October 3, 2019

    The history discipline faces threats from many corners. Find out what the AHA is doing to stop them.

  • Frances Gouda (1950–2019)

    October 3, 2019

    Frances Gouda, an imaginative scholar of Dutch, French, and comparative history, whose remarkable facility with languages led her to advance cross-cultural studies that traversed the globe, died on June 8, 2019, in the Netherlands. She was 69.

  • Fred L. Israel (1934–2019)

    October 3, 2019

    Fred L. Israel, professor emeritus at the City College of New York (CCNY), died on June 15, 2019, in Pawlet, Vermont, at age 85.

  • On “Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public”

    October 3, 2019

    To the Editor: AHA President John R. McNeill’s critique “Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public” (May 2019) humbly admits of his generation, “We pioneered—or at the very least normalized—the u...

  • Letter to the Editor

    October 3, 2019

    To the Editor:  I was delighted to read AHA President John R. McNeill’s bold column “Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public” (May 2019). I have been concerned about the increase in postmoderni...

  • Donors to the Association: July 1, 2018–June 30,2019

    October 3, 2019

    The AHA relies on generous contributions from members and patrons to support its activities.

  • Actions by the AHA Council: January to June 2019

    October 3, 2019

    The AHA Council has been busy. Find out what it was up to in the first half of 2019. 

  • On To New York: The 2020 Annual Meeting at a Glance

    October 3, 2019

    The 134th annual meeting of the American Historical Association will be held Friday through Monday, January 3–6, 2020, in New York City. The online program will be posted on the AHA website in mid-Sep...

  • David Brion Davis (1927–2019)

    October 3, 2019

    David Brion Davis, a towering figure in the study of slavery, died on April 14, 2019, in Guilford, Connecticut.