Mysteries of the AHA Annual Meeting
James Grossman | May 1, 2018Why does the AHA hold its annual meeting when and where we do? Why don’t we have more “coffee breaks...
An Embarrassment of Witches
Mary Beth Norton | May 1, 2018WITCH HUNT!”That’s how President Donald Trump’s tweets tend to refer to the investigation led by Rob...
The Real Academic World
Nancy Aguirre, Cristóbal A. Borges, John Paul A. Nuño, and Jamie Starling | May 1, 2018Informal discussions with people you appreciate, trust, and value can lead to great insight. At the ...
The Story of the Multigraph Collective
Allison Miller | May 1, 2018The Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 scholars, is behind Interacting with Print, a new book about print culture and...
Reimagining the History Survey Course
Steven Mintz | Apr 23, 2018Faculty members at universities across the country are experimenting with new models for history survey courses and different approaches to...
The Gallery and the Gridiron
Matthew Reeves | Apr 16, 2018An internship with an NFL club showed Matthew Reeves that his doctoral training in history has equipped him with a...
Spring Cleaning Tip #1
Christina Copland | Apr 9, 2018Success in academia, writes Christina Copland, is often unrelated to the merits of one's scholarship. Yet, the meritocracy myth encourages graduate students to think otherwise.
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Condemns Polish Law Criminalizing Public Discussion of Polish Complicity in Nazi War Crimes
AHA Staff | Apr 2, 2018On February 9, 2018, the American Historical Association issued the following statement condemning a...
Access to Digital Resources
James Grossman | Apr 2, 2018Historians don’t need laboratories. For years, this truism was one way we distinguished ourselves fr...
Why Are You a Historian?
Mary Beth Norton | Apr 2, 2018Lately I’ve been thinking about the shape and future of the historical profession, especially in lig...