A Farewell to the Model Minority Myth
Shuko Tamao | May 6, 2021In the wake of recent violence, historian Shuko Tamao reflects on how racism against Asian American and Pacific Islanders impacts students and faculty in academia.
Grant of the Week: Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize
Karen Lou | May 5, 2021The Society for Romanian Studies (SRS) is is now accepting applications for its SRS Book Prize.
Claire C. Arnold | May 4, 2021Researching the communication strategies of 19th-century British migrants helped one graduate student make sense of her experience during COVID.
2021 AHA Research Grant Winners
AHA Activities, Perspectives Daily
Liz Townsend | May 3, 2021The AHA is pleased to announce the 2021 winners of its research grants.
AHA Member Spotlight: Kent A. McConnell
Matthew Keough | Apr 30, 2021Kent A. McConnell is the History Department chair at Phillips Exeter Academy. He lives in Durham, New Hampshire, and has been a member since 2000.
The Pandemic Has Forced Our Reading Onscreen
Daniel Immerwahr | Apr 29, 2021With libraries and archives closed, we spend more time on our screens-which may be changing how we read.
Sharon Gillerman (1960–2020)
Ann Goldberg | Apr 28, 2021Sharon Gillerman, a scholar of modern German and Jewish history, died on November 20, 2020.
Sonya Orleans Rose (1935–2020)
Allison Abra | Apr 28, 2021Sonya Orleans Rose, distinguished historian of modern Britain and the British Empire, passed away at her home in Sarasota, Florida, on October 15, 2020.
Mack Walker (1929–2021)
Anthony LaVopa and Tanya Kevorkian | Apr 28, 2021Mack Walker, one of the most distinguished German historians in the postwar era, died of complications from COVID-19 on February 10, 2021.