Small Museum, Big Ambitions: Inspiring Student Inquiry with a Tool of the Pros
Jay T. Harrison | Jun 11, 2019
Adapting assessment protocols helped one college create public history opportunities for students—and improve its 144-square-foot museum.
The Politics of Space Junk: It Turns Out Power Can Operate in a Vacuum
Lisa Ruth Rand | Jun 17, 2019
It may be floating in space, but the debris in Earth's orbit affects international relations on the ground.
Democracy and Misinformation: The Cold War and Today
From the National History Center
Jennifer M. Miller | Jun 10, 2019
Is democracy a "state of mind," easily influenced by misinformation, or a result of representative institutions or political rights?
An Act of “Tactical History”: Creating an Archive of the Red Summer of 1919
Karen Sieber | Jun 3, 2019
Frustrated by a lack of easily accessible materials on the Red Summer, Sieber took to the road and created a digital archive.
Grant of the Week: NEH Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Elyse Martin | Jun 19, 2019
Applications for the NEH's Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities are due July 12, 2019.
AHA Member Spotlight: Madeline Hsu
Matthew Keough | Jun 18, 2019
Madeline Hsu is a professor of history and Asian American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Austin, Texas, and has been a member since 1995. She is currently a member of the AHA's Committee on Committees.
Announcing the 2019–20 Jameson and NASA Fellows
Devon Reich | Jun 6, 2019
Two promising scholars win fellowships to support significant new research.
Teaching with Food History
John Rosinbum | Jun 4, 2019
Combining economic, cultural, and social histories in an engaging way, food history shines during year-end reviews.
Meet the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
Allison Miller | May 29, 2019
Follow along as three graduate students write about their scholarship, activism, and much more!