AHA Member Spotlight: John R. Chávez
Matthew Keough | May 25, 2021John R. Chávez is a professor of history at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Garland, Texas, and has been a member since 2001.
AHA Member Spotlight: Brandi Townsend
Matthew Keough | May 18, 2021Brandi Townsend is an assistant teaching professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. She lives in Santiago, Chile, and has been a member since 2007.
Cliché and Caricature
Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and why it was not an appropriate...
Wrapping It Up
Alex Lichtenstein | Apr 22, 2021The June issue of the American Historical Review features three History Unclassified essays, seven articles, and a cluster of reviews...
A Crocodile’s Gaze
Danielle Alesi | Mar 30, 2021Crocodiles have been our gods, predators, commodities, and pests, and though they inhabited this planet long before us, our histories are intertwined.
AHA Member Spotlight: Michael Staudenmaier
Matthew Keough | Mar 12, 2021Michael Staudenmaier is an assistant professor of history at Manchester University. He lives in Chicago, Illinois, and has been a member since 2014.
The Perpetual Newness of Black History
Ben Vinson III | Feb 26, 2021Although being new can be exciting, and can legitimately advance scholarly conversations, there are real dangers in perpetual disciplinary novelty.
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...
Grant of the Week: NHPRC-Mellon Start-Up Grants for Collaborative Digital Editions
Karen Lou | Jan 25, 2021The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), with funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is noe accepting...