North America

  • Documenting Disaster

    Laura Ansley | Apr 29, 2020

    In collecting oral histories around the state, history students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have learned about the...
  • Grant of the Week: Poole Writing Award

    Karen Lou | Apr 28, 2020

    The North Carolina Friends Historical Society is now accepting applications for its Herbert L. Poole Award.
  • Medicare for All in the Age of Coronavirus

    Nancy Tomes | Apr 24, 2020

    A history of the US health care system might help with understanding the terms of the Medicare for All debate and what is at stake.
  • Simeon J. Crowther (1943–2019)

    William Weber | Apr 16, 2020

    Simeon J. Crowther, a leader in the effort to expand the role of teaching in the activities of the AHA,...
  • A. Hunter Dupree (1921–2019)

    John Hattendorf | Apr 16, 2020

    A. Hunter Dupree, an AHA member since 1946, died peacefully at home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on November 30, 2019.
  • John Ellis van Courtland Moon (1929–2019)

    Michael Turk and Teresa Thomas | Apr 16, 2020

    John Ellis van Courtland Moon, a distinguished historian and champion of academic freedom, died on May 11, 2019, at the age of 89.
  • Deportation Nation

    Elyse Martin | Apr 15, 2020

    How do you write a history that has been deliberately obfuscated and erased?
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Maria Cecilia Ulrickson

    Matthew Keough | Apr 9, 2020

    Maria Cecilia Ulrickson is an assistant professor at the School of Theology and Religious Studies at Catholic University of America....
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Jonathan Holloway

    Matthew Keough | Apr 2, 2020

    Jonathan Holloway is provost of Northwestern University and has been named the next president of Rutgers University. He lives in...
  • Joel H. Silbey (1933–2018)

    C. Evan Stewart | Mar 20, 2020

    Joel Henry Silbey, the President White Professor of History emeritus at Cornell University, died on August 7, 2018. He was 84 years old.
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