What Story Do You Want to Tell?
Hayley R. Bowman | Jul 8, 2021Shifting from "Who will care?" to "What's the story?" helped one graduate student center storytelling in her work.
Meet the 2021 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
Laura Ansley | Jun 7, 2021Introducing the three graduate students who will write about narrative and podcasts, the relationship between history and journalism, and the history of plant disease.
Reel or Unreal History
Julianne Johnson | May 19, 2021Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.
Keeping It Real
Abe Gibson | May 17, 2021How can historians combat "deepfakes," videos altered to show hyper-realistic people saying or doing things they never actually said or did?
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...
Sara E. Morris and Jenny Presnell | Mar 17, 2021Changes to newspaper collections are the proverbial canaries in the coal mines for the accessibility of standard library resources in the future.
Writing Histories of Witchcraft in a Pandemic
Richard Tomczak | Mar 1, 2021Students at Stony Brook University used a digital humanities project about times of crisis to connect their work on the...
Nancy Fitch (1946–2020)
Gayle Brunelle and Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall | Feb 26, 2021Nancy Fitch, a specialist in French history and a pioneer in world history pedagogy and in digital history, died on November 15, 2020.
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 Story Doesn’t Fit in a Grid
Scott Fralin and Jessica Taylor | Jan 14, 2021"Pivoting to digital" during COVID-19 was one of the most fraught and trying experiences for the organizers of The Land...