Cultural History

  • Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote (1980–2020)

    In Memoriam

    Malinda Maynor Lowery | Oct 30, 2020

    Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, historian of indigenous people and material culture, died on August 8, 2020.
  • Porcelain Pigments

    Everything Has a History

    Elisabeth Berry Drago | Oct 28, 2020

    A set of colorful porcelain paints reveals a gendered history of artistic production.
  • Soundtracks of Sisterhood

    Features

    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.
  • A New View of Event History

    Viewpoints

    Robert Darnton | Sep 24, 2020

    A senior historian reflects on how living through this moment of crisis spurred him to rethink the notion of events...

Most Recent

  • The Tudors Are Trending

    Jessica L. Keene and Amanda E. Herbert | Sep 16, 2020

    Though the Tudors have long been popular, new projects for TV, film, the stage, and social media have kept them relevant in the 21st century.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Rachel Cheng

    Matthew Keough | Jun 11, 2020

    Rachel Cheng is the associate director of mission advancement at the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose. Rachel lives in...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Jonathan Holloway

    Matthew Keough | Apr 2, 2020

    Jonathan Holloway is provost of Northwestern University and has been named the next president of Rutgers University. He lives in...
  • The Reality of Joan of Arc

    Lucy Barnhouse | Mar 16, 2020

    Centering a Hollywood History course on the medieval period makes students grapple with facts vs. misconceptions.
  • Little Women

    Christine Jacobson | Mar 4, 2020

    The new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women shows a deep appreciation for the book's history and production.
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