Actions by the AHA Council: June 2020 to January 2021
AHA Staff | Jan 29, 2021The AHA Council has been busy. Find out what it was up to in the second half of 2020.
Diversity Demands Struggle
David A. Varel | Jan 26, 2021Lawrence Reddick, an important figure in Black history during the mid-20th century, fought to center the work and perspectives of Black historians.
Please Stop Calling Things Archives
B. M. Watson | Jan 22, 2021What do historians mean when they say "archive"? One archivist makes the case for a more precise use of the word.
Reconciling Professional Rifts
Beth DeBold | Jan 21, 2021Historians are rightly quick to note the transferability of a professional historian's skill set, but as with all things, there are limits.
The 2021 AHA Jobs Report
Dylan Ruediger | Jan 20, 2021The higher education faculty job market for historians grew a modest 0.9 percent in 2019–20, fueled by a 7 percent rise in tenure-track positions.
A Starting Point
Kevin Boyle and James Grossman | Jan 11, 2021The braided relationship between history and civics will make January 6, 2021, a central concern in classrooms and other educational...
Welcome to the New Fireside Chat
Sara Georgini | Jan 6, 2021AHA council member Sara Georgini offers a few suggestions for giving virtual book talks.
Quincy T. Mills | Jan 5, 2021Managing an ambitious research agenda while managing his children's Zoomschooling required Quincy Mills to embrace working alongside them.
Perspectives on 2020
Ashley E. Bowen | Dec 24, 2020Perspectives is taking a holiday break. Enjoy this look back at the most popular post of each month in 2020.
Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Dec 23, 2020The AHA is committed to defending practices that allow historians to conduct their research freely and to access records in archives at home and abroad.