Grant of the Week: NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions
Karen Lou | Jun 10, 2021The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is now accepting applications for the second round of the NEH/AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions.
AHA Member Spotlight: Alison K. Smith
Matthew Keough | May 11, 2021Alison K. Smith is a professor and department chair at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and...
Sharon Gillerman (1960–2020)
Ann Goldberg | Apr 28, 2021Sharon Gillerman, a scholar of modern German and Jewish history, died on November 20, 2020.
Sonya Orleans Rose (1935–2020)
Allison Abra | Apr 28, 2021Sonya Orleans Rose, distinguished historian of modern Britain and the British Empire, passed away at her home in Sarasota, Florida, on October 15, 2020.
Dina Kalman Spoerl | Apr 27, 2021Hannah Ditzler Alspaugh's clothing scrapbook chronicles a half-century of fabric swatches, with descriptions noting when each item was worn, for...
From Jazz Clubs to Barbershops and Museums
Karen Lou | Apr 15, 2021When Pixar decided to make their first animated film with a Black lead, they turned to historians and other consultants to get it right.
History Podcasting Laid Bare
Laura Ansley | Apr 14, 2021How three historians worked with major outlets in the podcasting world to bring the salacious history of the Chippendales male...
Slowing It Down
Alex Lichtenstein | Feb 24, 2021The March issue of the AHR features the AHA presidential address, five full-length articles, two History Unclassified essays, reviews of video games...
The Faema E61 Espresso Machine
Jonathan Morris | Dec 23, 2020How a mini espresso machine redefined coffee, its brewing technology, and the business models that it supported.