No Such Thing as a Bad Question? Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom
Whitney E. Barringer, Lauren Brand, and Nicholas Kryczka | Sep 25, 2023
Historians love questions, but not every question promotes historical thinking.
(Re)visioning Past and Present: The Living New Deal in Los Angeles, Part 2
Natalie D. McDonald | Sep 21, 2023
Old public art can always spark new conversations.
The Unessay: A Creative and Audience-Focused Assignment
Bryan A. Banks | Sep 20, 2023
A popular assignment format meets students—and audiences—where they are.
It’s Always Time for a Cheeky Nando’s: The Global Journey of an African Cuisine
Trishula Patel | Sep 19, 2023
A South American pepper brought by Portuguese colonizers to Africa has become the basis of a global South African brand.
AHA Member Spotlight: Hannah M. Lane
AHA Staff | Sep 22, 2023
Hannah M. Lane is an associate professor of history at Mount Allison University and an adjunct professor of history at the University of New Brunswick. She lives in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, and has been a member since 2010.
Teaching and Pedagogy
Mark Philip Bradley | Sep 18, 2023
The AHR looks at pedagogy, Indigenous histories, revolution, the Cold War, the role of AI in historical practice, and more.
Posset Goes Viral (Again)
KC Hysmith | Sep 15, 2023
Lemon posset has been all the rage this summer on social media—only the latest instance of the dessert’s periodic popularity.
When the Big Screen Isn’t Big Enough
Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 14, 2023
There’s a lot more to the story of the atomic bombs than Oppenheimer showed.
The 2023 AHA Academic Jobs Report
L. Renato Grigoli | Sep 13, 2023
While the number of academic job listings for historians continues to be stable, there has been a decrease in tenured or tenure-track positions.