Why I Am a Historian
Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
Townhouse Notes: Confident Writing and Expertise
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Apr 2, 2018Confident historical writing often comes from faith in your own expertise.
Why Are You a Historian?
From the President
Mary Beth Norton | Apr 2, 2018Lately I’ve been thinking about the shape and future of the historical profession, especially in light of the current challenges we face. And so, as h...
Access to Digital Resources
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Apr 2, 2018Historians don’t need laboratories. For years, this truism was one way we distinguished ourselves from our colleagues in the sciences, even claiming a...
On the December 2017 Townhouse Notes and Writing
Caroline Bynum | Mar 9, 2018To the editor:Thank you for your thoughtful piece on copyediting and writing (“Townhouse Notes: Writ...
A Report to Members about AHA Action on Sexual Harassment
Mary Beth Norton | Feb 16, 2018In fall 2017, as allegations of sexual harassment flooded into public view from women (and some men)...
No Time Like the Present
Eladio Bobadilla | Photographs by Marc Monaghan | Feb 5, 2018Almost a year after Donald Trump’s inauguration, historians gathered in Washington, DC, just two mil...
On Mental Health in the November 2017 <em>Perspectives</em>
Ross W. Beales Jr. | Jan 12, 2018To the editor:Congratulations and many thanks to Mark Grimsley and to Lauren N. Haslem and Jennifer ...
Townhouse Notes: Writing, Copyediting, and Your First Book
Allison Miller | Dec 1, 2017A friend sent a slightly panicked text after she’d gotten her copyedited manuscript back from the un...