Everything Has a History
Gillian Frank | Nov 29, 2021
Pulp novels of the mid-20th century were titillating and salacious-but this book appeared as abortion became more accepted among Americans.
When the Birds Go Silent: In the December Issue of the American Historical Review
Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021
The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
Exploring Systemic Racism and the AHA: A University of Michigan History Lab Collaboration
Angela D. Dillard and Katherine L. French | Nov 23, 2021
During a client-based research seminar, graduate students researched the history of the AHA's leadership, annual meetings, and legitimation of scholarship.
Plague, Perinatal Remains, and Medical Knowledge: Histories of Medicine and Public Health at AHA22
Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily
Melanie A. Peinado | Nov 22, 2021
The 2022 annual meeting offers a plethora of sessions on histories of disease, reproductive health, race, and medical knowledge.
Rebecca L. West | Nov 30, 2021
This fall, AHA advocacy focused on public history, conferences, and offering historical perspectives to the Supreme Court.
AHA Member Spotlight: Lisa M. Fine
Matthew Keough | Nov 19, 2021
Lisa M. Fine is chair and professor of history at Michigan State University. She lives in East Lansing, Michigan, and has been a member since 2011.
Awards, Prizes, and Honors to Be Conferred at the 135th Annual Meeting
Rebecca L. West | Nov 18, 2021
Join us in New Orleans to honor the 2021 AHA prizewinners.
The Dinner Party
Priya Chhaya | Nov 17, 2021
If you could invite six people from history to a dinner party, who—and how—would you choose?
Seeking Truths through Fiction
Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers | Nov 16, 2021
Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers detail how they went from writing history to writing fiction.