Nominations Invited for AHA Offices, Terms Beginning January 2022
September 21, 2020
The executive director invites all members to submit to him recommendations for AHA offices.
Why Study History?: Revisited
September 18, 2020
Two decades after writing a powerful response to the question "why study history," Peter Stearns revisits his answer.
China as Equal: Putting China as Rival into Historical Context
September 17, 2020
For the first time in centuries, Americans are looking upon China as an equal; and for the first time ever, the parity presents itself as a threat to the interests and security of the United States.
The Tudors Are Trending: An English Dynasty Continues to Dominate Popular Culture
September 16, 2020
Though the Tudors have long been popular, new projects for TV, film, the stage, and social media have kept them relevant in the 21st century.
Our Colleagues: Contingent Faculty in the Age of COVID-19
September 15, 2020
Departments and their tenure-track faculty should work to ameliorate the difficulties contingent faculty experience, especially during COVID-19.
Remote Reflections: Twice the Work and Half the Fun
September 14, 2020
For faculty teaching online for the first time, spring 2020 could be a frustrating learning experience.
Grant of the Week: Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching
September 11, 2020
The Cherry Award program at Baylor University is now accepting applications for its 2022 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
Are You Better Off than You Were Four Years Ago?: The Economy in Presidential Politics
September 10, 2020
How we define and discuss "the economy" reveals political priorities and imperatives of historical moments, including our own.
Norms, Facts, and the Law: Political Spectacle in 2020
September 9, 2020
During a season of abnormal political spectacle, historians should hold fast to our commitment to the integrity of the historical record.
Townhouse Notes: A Simple but Audacious Goal
September 8, 2020
Perspectives is making a new effort to represent the diversity of the historical discipline.