AHA Member Spotlight: John R. Chávez
Matthew Keough | May 25, 2021John R. Chávez is a professor of history at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Garland, Texas, and has been a member since 2001.
Gruesome but Honorable Work
Kim Clarke | May 24, 2021Grieving family members were instrumental in the creation of a federal program to rebury and repatriate the remains of fallen soldiers after World War II.
Colorizing Photos from the Past
Tara Tran | May 20, 2021An artist's efforts to colorize and alter images of people incarcerated, tortured, and murdered by the Khmer Rouge perpetuated a...
Reel or Unreal History
Julianne Johnson | May 19, 2021Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.
AHA Member Spotlight: Brandi Townsend
Matthew Keough | May 18, 2021Brandi Townsend is an assistant teaching professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. She lives in Santiago, Chile, and has been a member since 2007.
Keeping It Real
Abe Gibson | May 17, 2021How can historians combat "deepfakes," videos altered to show hyper-realistic people saying or doing things they never actually said or did?
Grant of the Week: Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize
Karen Lou | May 13, 2021The Friends of the German Historical Institute is is now accepting applications for Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize.
Cliché and Caricature
Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and why it was not an appropriate...
AHA Member Spotlight: Alison K. Smith
Matthew Keough | May 11, 2021Alison K. Smith is a professor and department chair at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and...
Our Learning Curve Was Steep
Stefan Djordjevic, Kristin Hoganson, and Dana Rabin | May 10, 2021Research on teaching in pandemic conditions conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign assessed emergency practices to advance teaching and learning.