Andrew H. Lee | Jul 5, 2018Even when students know little about history, the "beautiful game" can inspire deep inquiry about the past.
Grant of the Week: Charles C. Eldredge Prize
Zoe Jackson | Apr 18, 2018The Charles C. Eldredge Prize from the Smithsonian American Art Museum recognizes an outstanding book-length publication in American art history.
Can We Right the Past?
Caroline E. Janney | Apr 12, 2018Caroline Janney explores how she would use Katie Couric's new documentary, America Inside Out, to help students navigate the debate about Confederate monuments and memorialization.
Perspectives on Culture
Amanda Bosworth | Apr 2, 2018Today, visitors to Lower Manhattan can shop at a Zara clothing store that inconspicuously occupies a corner near City Hall Park. But in the mid-19th c...
Swinging in the Sun: The History and Business of Spring Baseball
Zoe Jackson | Mar 26, 2018With baseball season almost upon us, Zoe Jackson describes how spring training has become as much about money and business as about playing the game.
Emily A. Margolis | Mar 22, 2018"Space tourism" has been a part of American leisure culture since the Cold War, writes Emily Margolis, winner of the...
On "In England's Dreaming"
Richard Harris | Mar 9, 2018To the editor:I never thought I would leap to the defense of The Crown—in both meanings of the phras...
A Vaccine for National Healing? Historians on The Vietnam War
Sarah Jones Weicksel | Jan 29, 2018Historians at AHA18 discussed Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's The Vietnam War and the problems with both its approach to...
Grant of the Week: The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Book Prize
Zoe Jackson | Jan 24, 2018Bard Graduate Center is accepting submissions for its Horowitz Book Prize, awarded to the best book on the decorative arts,...