• Seeking Truths through Fiction


    Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers | Nov 16, 2021

    Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers detail how they went from writing history to writing fiction.
  • Emil J. Polak (1936–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Elizabeth A. R. Brown, John Monfasani, Aithné Bialo-Padin, Edmund Clingan, Clarence J. Hall Jr., Emily Sohmer Tai, and Gilmar Visoni | Oct 28, 2021

    Emil J. Polak, professor emeritus of history at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York, died at...
  • Roses

    Everything Has a History

    Tara Mulder | Oct 27, 2021

    Roses in the ancient Mediterranean were a vital ingredient in gynecological treatments.
  • Katherine B. Aaslestad (1961–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Suzanne Marchand | Sep 30, 2021

    On April 24, 2021, we lost Katherine B. Aaslestad, pioneer in the social and political history of the Napoleonic era, to ovarian cancer.

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  • William P. Kaldis (1923–2021)

    Nicholas A. Kaldis | Sep 30, 2021

    William P. Kaldis, professor emeritus of history at Ohio University, died on May 26, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Buchanan Sharp (1942–2020)

    Marilyn J. Westerkamp and Jonathan F. Beecher | Sep 30, 2021

    Buchanan Sharp, historian of Tudor-Stuart England, died of COVID-19 on December 20, 2020.
  • The Classicists in the History Department

    Evan Jewell | Sep 28, 2021

    As many ancient historians move out of classics departments, they should celebrate the unique disciplinary and interdisciplinary strengths they bring to history departments.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Rebecca Simon

    Matthew Keough | Sep 24, 2021

    Rebecca Simon is an adjunct professor at Santa Monica College. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and has been a member since 2015.
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    Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021

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