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  • 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 ...

  • 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...