Howard P. Segal (1948–2020)
Alan I Marcus | Feb 26, 2021Howard P. Segal, a professor of history at the University of Maine, died on November 9, 2020, in Orono, Maine.
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.
Is There Life in Outer Space?
Dana Burton | Feb 18, 2021In the 1970s, NASA explored how to handle the discovery of life in outer space.
As Many Voices As Possible
Laura Ansley | Feb 11, 2021In Four Hundred Souls, Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain rallied 90 Black writers to build a sweeping, community history of African America.
Grant of the Week: Summerlee Book Prize
Karen Lou | Feb 8, 2021The Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast at Lamar University is now accepting applications for its Summerlee Book Prize.
Faye E. Dudden (1948–2020)
Joan Jacobs Brumberg and Andrew Rotter | Jan 29, 2021Faye E. Dudden, Charles A. Dana Professor of History emerita, passed away on October 16, 2020, after an 18-month struggle with glioblastoma.
Richard Polenberg (1937–2020)
Kevin M. Kruse | Jan 29, 2021Richard Polenberg, historian of modern America, died on November 26, 2020, in Ithaca, New York.
AHA Member Spotlight: R. Isabela Morales
Matthew Keough | Jan 29, 2021R. Isabela Morales is a manager of exhibition development at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. She lives in Newark, New...
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Illustrated Envelope
Alexandra F. Levy | Jan 28, 2021A hand-illustrated envelope connected one budding historian to her mother and Eleanor Roosevelt's legacy.