Women, Gender, Sexuality

  • History Podcasting Laid Bare

    News

    Laura Ansley | Apr 14, 2021

    How three historians worked with major outlets in the podcasting world to bring the salacious history of the Chippendales male...
  • Judy Yung (1946–2020)

    In Memoriam

    Madeline Y. Hsu | Mar 31, 2021

    Judy Yung, social historian of Chinese Americans, died on December 14, 2020.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Yan Xu

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Mar 19, 2021

    Yan Xu is an associate professor of history and chair at Spelman College. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and has been a member since 2012.
  • We Are Only Human

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Mar 18, 2021

    After an unexpectedly emotional response to her subject, Jacqueline Jones reflected on the place of emotion in the history classroom.

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  • Faye E. Dudden (1948–2020)

    Joan Jacobs Brumberg and Andrew Rotter | Jan 29, 2021

    Faye E. Dudden, Charles A. Dana Professor of History emerita, passed away on October 16, 2020, after an 18-month struggle with glioblastoma.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt’s Illustrated Envelope

    Alexandra F. Levy | Jan 28, 2021

    A hand-illustrated envelope connected one budding historian to her mother and Eleanor Roosevelt's legacy.
  • Norman Rockwell Meets Peyton Place

    Ashley E. Bowen | Dec 17, 2020

    Jacqueline Jones, the AHA's 137th president, shares her goals for her presidential term and reflects on how her hometown shaped...
  • Working with Death

    Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020

    For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
  • Clerks Wearing Masks

    E. Thomas Ewing and Jeffrey S. Reznick | Dec 9, 2020

    Analyzing data and photographs from the 1918 influenza epidemic increased students' historical empathy and improved their ability to think historically about COVID-19.
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