Cliché and Caricature: Why January 6 Was Not Like a Banana Republic
Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021
A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and explains why it was not an appropriate term for the January 6 insurrection.
Our Learning Curve Was Steep: Preparing a Department to Teach Online
Stefan Djordjevic, Kristin Hoganson, and Dana Rabin | May 10, 2021
Research on teaching in pandemic conditions conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign assessed emergency practices to advance teaching and learning.
A Farewell to the Model Minority Myth: AAPI Racism in Academia
Shuko Tamao | May 6, 2021
In the wake of recent violence, historian Shuko Tamao reflects on how racism against Asian American and Pacific Islanders impacts students and faculty in academia.
Remote Reflections: What My Dissertation Research Taught Me about Social Distancing
Claire C. Arnold | May 4, 2021
Researching the communication strategies of 19th-century British migrants helped one graduate student make sense of her experience during COVID.
Grant of the Week: Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize
Karen Lou | May 13, 2021
The Friends of the German Historical Institute is is now accepting applications for Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize.
AHA Member Spotlight: Alison K. Smith
Matthew Keough | May 11, 2021
Alison K. Smith is a professor and department chair at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and has been a member since 1999.
Grant of the Week: Society for Romanian Studies Biennial Book Prize
Karen Lou | May 5, 2021
The Society for Romanian Studies (SRS) is is now accepting applications for its SRS Book Prize.
2021 AHA Research Grant Winners
Liz Townsend | May 3, 2021
The AHA is pleased to announce the 2021 winners of its research grants.
AHA Member Spotlight: Kent A. McConnell
Matthew Keough | Apr 30, 2021
Kent A. McConnell is the History Department chair at Phillips Exeter Academy. He lives in Durham, New Hampshire, and has been a member since 2000.