Women, Gender, Sexuality
History Podcasting Laid Bare
Laura Ansley | Apr 14, 2021How three historians worked with major outlets in the podcasting world to bring the salacious history of the Chippendales male...
Judy Yung (1946–2020)
Madeline Y. Hsu | Mar 31, 2021Judy Yung, social historian of Chinese Americans, died on December 14, 2020.
AHA Member Spotlight: Yan Xu
Matthew Keough | Mar 19, 2021Yan 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, 2021After an unexpectedly emotional response to her subject, Jacqueline Jones reflected on the place of emotion in the history classroom.
Faye E. Dudden (1948–2020)
Joan Jacobs Brumberg and Andrew Rotter | Jan 29, 2021Faye 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, 2021A 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, 2020Jacqueline 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, 2020For 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, 2020Analyzing data and photographs from the 1918 influenza epidemic increased students' historical empathy and improved their ability to think historically about COVID-19.