All Articles

  • Letter to AHA Membership about Job Ads

    March 1, 1989

    Dear Colleagues, As most of you are aware, there has been an exponential increase in the number of job openings being advertised in the Employment Information Bulletin of Perspectives. As a result, th...

  • Washington Notes, March 1989

    March 1, 1989

    Mid-winter is the period in which your headquarters staff finds itself locked in negotiations with potential sites for the Association's annual meeting two and three years later. We wait until such sh...

  • Sins of Omission: Thoughts on Teaching the Constitution

    March 1, 1989

    Editor's Note: This month's Teaching Innovations article is the last article submitted by Contributing Editors Jeanette Lauer and Millie Alpern. They have worked tirelessly to promote excellence in te...

  • Task Force to Meet at OAH-St. Louis

    March 1, 1989

    The American Historical Association's Task Force on the Undergraduate History Major invites individuals attending the Organization of American Historians annual meeting to a special session from 1:00 ...

  • Running out of Time: Current Problems in Organizing the American History Survey Course

    March 1, 1989

    Like anything that is simultaneously compulsory and sustaining, the survey course—and for our purposes here, we refer exclusively to the U.S. History survey—is regarded ambivalently by faculty. It is ...

  • NCC News, March 1989

    March 1, 1989

    Reclaiming Our Past: Landmark Sites of Women's History The National Coordinating Committee, the Organization of American Historians, and the National Park Service have joined efforts in a project to i...

  • News from Affiliated Societies, March 1989

    March 1, 1989

    The Conference on Latin American History has reported its new officers. They are: President Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr., Tulane University; Vice-President Murdo MacLeod, University of Florida, Gainesville...

  • Annual Meeting Date: Survey Shows Discontent but no Consensus Yet

    February 1, 1989

    Last May the Council of the Association decided that a questionnaire should be sent to all members with the mailing of pre-registration forms for the 1988 annual meeting, held for the hundredth year i...

  • 1988 Committee on Women Historians Annual Report

    February 1, 1989

    The Committee has been engaged in a number of activities to further the concerns of women in the historical profession. Over the years, members have communicated to us their dissatisfaction with the d...

  • Letter to the Editor: EIB Ends on Odd Note

    February 1, 1989

    Dear Editor: That it should seem necessary to include in the Employment Information section, as they appeared in the December 1988 issue of Perspectives, such statements as, "In accordance with Canadi...