Grant of the Week: Folger Institute Research Fellowships
Karen Lou | Dec 3, 2019The Folger Institute is now accepting applications for its 2020-2021 Research Fellowships.
Margaret Garb (1962–2018)
Iver Bernstein | Nov 25, 2019Margaret Garb, 56, professor of history and co-director of the Prison Education Project at Washington University in St. Louis, died...
Elyse Martin | Nov 25, 2019While working on his first book,Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819–1919 (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2009), Nick Yablon (Uni...
How to Put a Face on History
Elya Jun Zhang | Nov 20, 2019I wanted students to relate personally to the people of premodern China.
Secrecy Prevails as Declassification Slows
Allison Miller | Nov 19, 2019A stinging new report details problems and potential solutions in getting the history of US foreign relations to the public.
Using Digital History in the Classroom: Three Simple Principles
John Rosinbum | Nov 14, 2019New to digital history? These three steps may help you incorporate #DigHist into your classroom.
Learning from Afghanistan’s Independence
Faiz Ahmed | Nov 13, 2019A country without a legal history? Think again.
AHA Member Spotlight: Reginald K. Ellis
Matthew Keough | Nov 6, 2019Reginald K. Ellis is an associate professor of history and assistant dean for the School of Graduate Studies, Research and...
William Birney and the Abolitionist Memory Wars
Frank J. Cirillo | Nov 5, 2019The battle over abolition didn't end with the Civil War.