The Story Doesn’t Fit in a Grid
Scott Fralin and Jessica Taylor | Jan 14, 2021"Pivoting to digital" during COVID-19 was one of the most fraught and trying experiences for the organizers of The Land...
The Diffusion of Knowledge
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Dec 16, 2020An expanded definition of scholarship can bring new imagination to what we do as historians.
From the Editor
Ashley E. Bowen | Nov 3, 2020Public history can happen anywhere—even at a fantasy fan convention.
Everything Has a History
Elisabeth Berry Drago | Oct 28, 2020A set of colorful porcelain paints reveals a gendered history of artistic production.
Expanding the Genre
Laura Ansley | Oct 22, 2020In You Never Forget Your First, Alexis Coe breaks away from hagiography to craft a biography of George Washington that appeals to new audiences.
Evan Faulkenbury | Oct 20, 2020SUNY Cortland decided to require a public history course because of its potential to attract new students, retain majors, and...
“If Anybody Says Election to Me, I Want to Fight”
Jon Grinspan | Oct 19, 2020The election of 1876 can shed light on how the nation's political institutions operate during a crisis of democracy.
We Want More History
Greg Downs, Hilary N. Green, Scott Hancock, and Kate Masur | Oct 9, 2020Civil War historians took to the streets, parks, and visitor centers to demand better, more nuanced history during the first #WeWantMoreHistory day of action.
Accuracy and Authenticity in a Digital City
Anne Sarah Rubin | Oct 7, 2020Building a digital world raises questions about privileging the accuracy of small details at the expense of portraying larger historical themes.