Practicing History: Why SUNY Cortland Requires Public History
Evan Faulkenbury | Oct 20, 2020
SUNY Cortland decided to require a public history course because of its potential to attract new students, retain majors, and empower them with confidence that their history degree would be valuable and versatile.
“If Anybody Says Election to Me, I Want to Fight”: The Messy Election of 1876
Jon Grinspan | Oct 19, 2020
The election of 1876 can shed light on how the nation's political institutions operate during a crisis of democracy.
American Historical Association Announces 2020 Prize Winners
AHA Activities, Perspectives Daily
Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Oct 19, 2020
The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 prizes.
The AHA Virtual Exhibit Hall: A New Way to Cultivate the Community of Historians
AHA Activities, Virtual AHA
Jeremy C. Young | Oct 15, 2020
The Virtual Exhibit Hall went live on October 1.
AHA Member Spotlight: Young Richard Kim
Matthew Keough | Oct 16, 2020
Young Richard Kim is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and has been a member since 2004.
Soundtracks of Sisterhood
Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020
As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.
Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 13, 2020
Should we be drawing a finer distinction between digital distribution and digital investigation in history?
Greg Downs, Hilary N. Green, Scott Hancock, and Kate Masur | Oct 9, 2020
Civil War historians took to the streets, parks, and visitor centers to demand better, more nuanced history during the first #WeWantMoreHistory day of action.
Middle Schoolers Take on Columbus
Alex Pinelli | Oct 8, 2020
Teacher Alex Pinelli shares how he teaches about Christopher Columbus in a private Christian middle school.