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  • The Undergraduate Major to Receive Assessment

    April 1, 1989

    In cooperation with the Association of American Colleges, the AHA has formed a special five-member Task Force on the Undergraduate History Major, one of fourteen disciplinary and interdisciplinary gro...

  • Teaching the United States in World History

    April 1, 1989

    The dilemma is obvious, visible in most history texts and in all but the most experimental curricula: the past is divided into two parts, the United States and whatever else in the world is studied hi...

  • Washington Notes, April 1989

    April 1, 1989

    The spring schedule of AHA meetings is a crowded one. Our three major divisions, Professional, Research, and Teaching, have their regularly scheduled committee meetings in the spring, and with Easter ...

  • Legislative Testimony Supporting the National Humanities Alliance

    April 1, 1989

    A statement of Louis R. Harlan, president of the American Historical Association, speaking on behalf of the National Humanities Alliance on the Fiscal Year 1990 Appropriation for the Library of Congre...

  • 1989 AHA Committee Structure

    March 1, 1989

    The following is a list of the officers, elected Council members, and the approved committee structure for 1989. Council Louis R. Harlan, University of Maryland College Park (president); David Herlihy...

  • Notable Achievements by Members, March 1989

    March 1, 1989

    The American Association for the Study of Hungarian History awarded its 1988 Book Award to Mario Fenyo, professor of history, Fayetteville State University, for his work, Literature and Political Chan...

  • 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 ...