History of STEM

  • Grant of the Week: Linda Hall Library, 2022–23 Fellowships

    Perspectives Daily

    Alana Venable | Jan 3, 2022

    The Linda Hall Library is now accepting applications for the 2022–23 Fellowship program.  
  • Martin J. Sherwin (1937–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Gregg Herken | Dec 29, 2021

    Martin J. Sherwin died on October 6, 2021, of complications from lung cancer.
  • The Abortionist

    Everything Has a History

    Gillian Frank | Nov 29, 2021

    Pulp 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

    AHA Activities

    Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021

    The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.

Most Recent

  • Plague, Perinatal Remains, and Medical Knowledge

    Melanie A. Peinado | Nov 22, 2021

    The 2022 annual meeting offers a plethora of sessions on histories of disease, reproductive health, race, and medical knowledge.
  • Roses

    Tara Mulder | Oct 27, 2021

    Roses in the ancient Mediterranean were a vital ingredient in gynecological treatments.
  • Daniel J. Wilson (1949–2021)

    Paul F. Paskoff | Sep 30, 2021

    Daniel 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, 2021

    Read 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, 2021

    Multispecies political ecology can help environmental historians reveal how nonhuman species can shape the world.
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