Playing with the Past: Teaching Slavery with Board Games
October 13, 2021
Board games encourage history students to imagine changing historical outcomes and discuss counterfactuality and contingency, while covering the entire range of Bloom's taxonomy of learning.
Common Schooling and the Common Good: A Historian’s View of the Public School System
October 12, 2021
Public schools are an essential part of American society, with a long history.
AHA Member Spotlight: G. Jasper Conner
October 8, 2021
G. Jasper Conner is a PhD candidate at the College of William & Mary. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and has been a member since March 2021.
A Winding Road to Finding My Niche: Putting a PhD to Work in Local News
October 7, 2021
Trying a number of different jobs helped Emily Joan Elliott find the right career after she finished her PhD in 2019.
From PhD to Policy: A Career Path Forged by Mentors, Preparation, and a Dash of Luck
October 6, 2021
How do you get from a history PhD to a postdoc in cybersecurity? Brandon Kirk Williams shares his path.
Crisis and Opportunity: New AHA–NEH Grants for Small History Organizations
October 5, 2021
A recently awarded NEH grant will enable the AHA to support dozens of small history-related organizations.
Townhouse Notes: My Meandering Path out of Academia
October 4, 2021
Navigating a career transition, even a desired move into a new field, can be distressing and isolating.
Grant of the Week: Institute for Advanced Studies
October 1, 2021
The Institute for Advanced Studies is is now accepting applications.
Nominations Invited for AHA Offices, Terms Beginning January 2023
September 30, 2021
Nominations for AHA offices are accepted through January 9, 2022.
Advocacy Briefs: Health, Safety, and Scholars at Risk
September 30, 2021
Recent AHA advocacy has focused on COVID-19 issues, curriculum legislation, and Afghanistan.