Cultural History

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Chang-tai Hung

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | May 16, 2023

    Chang-tai Hung is Chair Professor of Humanities emeritus at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He lives in...
  • The Slaughterhouse Accountant

    Perspectives Daily

    Michael Trotti | May 11, 2023

    What does it mean for a historian to write about death in the midst of a pandemic?
  • Trading on Justice

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Feb 22, 2023

    The latest AHR issue includes slavery and reparations, histories of the 19th century, and new approaches to transnational history.
  • Phantom Encounters


    Lucy Barnhouse | Feb 16, 2023

    Ghosts provide an excellent comparative lens for a history class.

Most Recent

  • Hope in the Dark

    Scott G. Bruce | Feb 15, 2023

    The ubiquity of the undead as protagonists in modern entertainment media—from novels to movies to vi...
  • Trees and the College Campus

    Elizabeth Stice | Jan 30, 2023

    The tree has become an essential symbol of college life.
  • The History of Them, the History of Us

    Edward Muir | Jan 17, 2023

    A question of identity is at the core of the struggle over integrity in history.
  • Yo Regresaré

    Daniel J. Fernández-Guevara | Jan 13, 2023

    Musician Celia Cruz had a complicated relationship with Cuba—and with the other exiles who left.
  • Looking Back

    Mark Philip Bradley | Dec 27, 2022

    The latest AHR features the 1619 Project, W. E. B. Du Bois, transnational history, and the history of ideas.

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