Katherine B. Aaslestad (1961–2021)
Suzanne Marchand | Sep 30, 2021On April 24, 2021, we lost Katherine B. Aaslestad, pioneer in the social and political history of the Napoleonic era, to ovarian cancer.
AHA Member Spotlight: Samuel Yamashita
Matthew Keough | Aug 27, 2021Samuel Yamashita is the Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History in the Department of History, Pomona College, in Claremont, California.
AHA Member Spotlight: Luca de Caprariis
Matthew Keough | Aug 13, 2021Luca de Caprariis is a professor at John Cabot University. He lives in Rome, Italy, and has been a member since 2000.
AHA Member Spotlight: Barbara L. Tischler
Matthew Keough | Jul 27, 2021Barbara L. Tischler is a lecturer in the Black Male Initiative program at Empire State College, State University of New...
Gruesome but Honorable Work
Kim Clarke | May 24, 2021Grieving family members were instrumental in the creation of a federal program to rebury and repatriate the remains of fallen soldiers after World War II.
AHA Member Spotlight: Yan Xu
Matthew Keough | Mar 19, 2021Yan Xu is an associate professor of history and chair at Spelman College. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and has been a member since 2012.
Working with Death
Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
Grant of the Week: William L. Clements Library Fellowships
Karen Lou | Dec 7, 2020The William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan is now accepting applications for its research fellowships.
Peter Paret (1924–2020)
Carl Boyd | Nov 30, 2020On September 11, 2020, Peter Paret died peacefully at his home in Salt Lake City at the age of 96.