History of STEM
Grant of the Week: Linda Hall Library, 2022–23 Fellowships
Alana Venable | Jan 3, 2022The Linda Hall Library is now accepting applications for the 2022–23 Fellowship program.
Martin J. Sherwin (1937–2021)
Gregg Herken | Dec 29, 2021Martin J. Sherwin died on October 6, 2021, of complications from lung cancer.
Everything Has a History
Gillian Frank | Nov 29, 2021Pulp novels of the mid-20th century were titillating and salacious—but this book appeared as abortion became more accepted among Americans.
When the Birds Go Silent
Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
Plague, Perinatal Remains, and Medical Knowledge
Melanie A. Peinado | Nov 22, 2021The 2022 annual meeting offers a plethora of sessions on histories of disease, reproductive health, race, and medical knowledge.
Tara Mulder | Oct 27, 2021Roses in the ancient Mediterranean were a vital ingredient in gynecological treatments.
Daniel J. Wilson (1949–2021)
Paul F. Paskoff | Sep 30, 2021Daniel J. Wilson, a student of American intellectual history and the history of medicine, died on June 11, 2021.
Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers
Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...
We Are Part of Nature
Matthew Plishka | Aug 5, 2021Multispecies political ecology can help environmental historians reveal how nonhuman species can shape the world.