Meet the 2021 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
June 7, 2021
Introducing the three graduate students who will write about narrative and podcasts, the relationship between history and journalism, and the history of plant disease.
Remote Reflections: Rethinking Historical Consulting during the Pandemic
June 2, 2021
With archives and other repositories closed for more than a year, Historical Research Associates kept clients' projects going by digging deeper into online resources.
Announcing the 2021–22 Jameson and NASA Fellows
June 1, 2021
Four promising scholars win fellowships to support significant new research.
Grant of the Week: American Slavery’s Legacy across Space and Time
June 1, 2021
The Social Science Research Council is now accepting applications for its American Slavery's Legacy across Space and Time: Small Grants Program.
Grant of the Week: Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics
May 27, 2021
The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is is now accepting applications for its 2021 Catt Prize.
B.C. Franklin and the Tulsa Massacre: A Triracial History
May 26, 2021
The life of Tulsa attorney B.C. Franklin is a testament to the triracial history of the West.
AHA Member Spotlight: John R. Chávez
May 25, 2021
John R. Chávez is a professor of history at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Garland, Texas, and has been a member since 2001.
Gruesome but Honorable Work: The Return of the Dead Program following World War II
May 24, 2021
Grieving family members were instrumental in the creation of a federal program to rebury and repatriate the remains of fallen soldiers after World War II.
Colorizing Photos from the Past: The Ethics of Making History
May 20, 2021
An artist's efforts to colorize and alter images of people incarcerated, tortured, and murdered by the Khmer Rouge perpetuated a colonial act of violence against Cambodian people.
Reel or Unreal History: Teaching History with Newsreels
May 19, 2021
Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.