Seth Denbo | May 7, 2019Web archives often contain so much data that historians must develop new technical skills and knowledge in order to use them.
AHA Member Spotlight: Barbara M. Posadas
Matthew Keough | May 1, 2019Barbara M. Posadas is CLAS Distinguished Professor of History emerita at Northern Illinois University.
Learning Holocaust History in the 21st Century
Meirah Shedlo | Apr 29, 2019A project helps students use modern technology to incorporate Holocaust survivors’ testimony into the historical record.
AHA Member Spotlight: Patrick Fuliang Shan
Matthew Keough | Apr 24, 2019Patrick Fuliang Shan is professor of history at Grand Valley State University.
Digital Dissertations and the Changing Nature of Doctoral Work
Celeste Tường Vy Sharpe | Apr 23, 2019“Incorporating digital methods, presentation, and tools in an individual sustained research project is still largely uncharted territory. . .”
Grant of the Week: Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize
Zoë Jackson | Apr 18, 2019The prize is awarded to the best scholarly book published in English on any subject relating to Romania or Moldova.
Jan Vansina (1929–2017)
Florence Bernault | Apr 15, 2019Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, died peacefully in Madison, Wisconsin, on February 8, 2017.
Arnold P. Krammer (1941–2018)
Walter D. Kamphoefner and Adam R. Seipp | Apr 15, 2019Arnold P. Krammer, professor emeritus at Texas A&M University, died on September 24, 2018, at the age of 77 in Bryan, Texas.
Grant of the Week: American Heritage Center Travel Grant
Zoë Jackson | Apr 12, 2019The American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming is accepting applications for travel grants until April 15.
AHA Member Spotlight: Antony Polonsky
Matthew Keough | Apr 11, 2019Antony Polonsky is chief historian at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, and emeritus professor of Holocaust studies at Brandeis University.