Migration/Immigration/Diaspora

  • Is History History?

    From the President

    James H. Sweet | Aug 17, 2022

    When historians concede to discuss the past with the terms of the present, they abandon the skill set that makes them historians.
  • From Bath Riots to Blocking Asylum

    Perspectives Daily

    Arabella Delgado | Aug 15, 2022

    US border restrictions during COVID-19 reflect a long history of policing migrants for disease.
  • Meet the 2022 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

    Perspectives Daily

    Laura Ansley | Jun 1, 2022

    Introducing the three graduate students who will write about archives, place, and sovereignty.
  • Empires, Families, and Engaged History

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 28, 2022

    Questions of empire, race, family, and knowledge production weave throughout the articles in the latest AHR issue.

Most Recent

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Marianne S. Wokeck

    Matthew Keough | Apr 1, 2022

    Marianne S. Wokeck is a professor emeritus at Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has been a member since 1977.
  • Tyler Stovall (1954–2021)

    Michael G. Vann | Mar 31, 2022

    On December 10, 2021, Tyler Stovall suddenly and unexpectedly passed away in New York City.
  • Finding Our Roots?

    James H. Sweet | Mar 22, 2022

    DNA tests have become popular tools to rediscover lost ties to the past, but the links they forge do not...
  • Helping the Tired, the Poor, the Huddled Masses

    Grace Argo | Mar 10, 2022

    History students help attorneys with asylum cases in the University of Michigan’s Immigrant Justice Lab.
  • Julius S. Scott (1955–2021)

    Vincent Brown, Laurent Dubois, and Jennifer L. Morgan | Feb 28, 2022

    Julius S. Scott III, author of The Common Wind, has died.
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