Laura Ansley | Apr 1, 2020In 2019, Merriam-Webster declared "they" to be the Word of the Year, a singular pronoun that is also breaking through...
Stephen Philip Cohen (1936–2019)
Jayita Sarkar | Mar 20, 2020Stephen Philip Cohen, the doyen of South Asian security studies, died on October 27, 2019, after an illness. He was 83 years old.
Henry Horwitz (1938–2019)
Jeffrey Cox | Mar 20, 2020Henry Horwitz died on January 19, 2019, leaving to mourn him family, friends, former students, and former colleagues, especially those...
Abbas Husayn Hamdani (1926-2019)
Sumaiya Hamdani | Mar 20, 2020Abbas Hamdani, historian of the Middle East and Islam, died on December 23, 2019.
Joel H. Silbey (1933–2018)
C. Evan Stewart | Mar 20, 2020Joel Henry Silbey, the President White Professor of History emeritus at Cornell University, died on August 7, 2018. He was 84 years old.
The Reality of Joan of Arc
Lucy Barnhouse | Mar 16, 2020Centering a Hollywood History course on the medieval period makes students grapple with facts vs. misconceptions.
AHA Member Spotlight: Martha B. Katz-Hyman
Matthew Keough | Mar 12, 2020Martha B. Katz-Hyman is an assistant curator at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. She lives in Newport News, Virginia, and has been a member since 1973.
Exhibiting the Past
James Grossman | Mar 9, 2020The AHA wrote to the Archivist of the United States, objecting to the alteration of a photograph on display, and the archivist responded.
AHA Member Spotlight: Nicole Lopez-Jantzen
Matthew Keough | Mar 5, 2020Nicole Lopez-Jantzen is an assistant professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College. She lives in Jackson Heights, New York, and...