Writing Histories of Witchcraft in a Pandemic
Richard Tomczak | Mar 1, 2021Students at Stony Brook University used a digital humanities project about times of crisis to connect their work on the...
Nancy Fitch (1946–2020)
Gayle Brunelle and Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall | Feb 26, 2021Nancy Fitch, a specialist in French history and a pioneer in world history pedagogy and in digital history, died on November 15, 2020.
Paul S. Seaver (1932–2020)
David Como | Feb 26, 2021Paul Seaver, professor emeritus of early modern British history at Stanford University, died on August 2, 2020.
The Perpetual Newness of Black History
Ben Vinson III | Feb 26, 2021Although being new can be exciting, and can legitimately advance scholarly conversations, there are real dangers in perpetual disciplinary novelty.
Howard P. Segal (1948–2020)
Alan I Marcus | Feb 26, 2021Howard P. Segal, a professor of history at the University of Maine, died on November 9, 2020, in Orono, Maine.
The Fateh Al-Khayr
Fahad Ahmad Bishara | Feb 25, 2021The transnational history of the Fateh Al-Khayr, a pre-oil-era dhow, is in tension with its future as a symbol of Kuwait's national past.
Slowing It Down
Alex Lichtenstein | Feb 24, 2021The March issue of the AHR features the AHA presidential address, five full-length articles, two History Unclassified essays, reviews of video games...
AHA Member Spotlight: Rama Mantena
Matthew Keough | Feb 19, 2021Rama Mantena is an associate chair in the Department of History and an associate professor of history and global Asian...
Is There Life in Outer Space?
Dana Burton | Feb 18, 2021In the 1970s, NASA explored how to handle the discovery of life in outer space.
Jeffrey Mathias | Feb 17, 2021One year into the pandemic, what can we learn from mid-20th-century isolation studies?