Cultural History

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Sanjukta Poddar

    Perspectives Daily

    AHA Staff | Oct 27, 2023

    Sanjukta Poddar is an assistant professor in modern South Asian studies at Leiden University. She lives in Leiden, Netherlands, and...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Nichole Nelson

    Perspectives Daily

    AHA Staff | Oct 20, 2023

    Nichole Nelson is a senior policy advisor at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. She lives in Washington, DC, and has been a member since 2013.
  • Cities, Culture, and Conflagrations


    Ian Morley | Oct 11, 2023

    In Manila, understanding the city’s relationship with fire is necessary to understanding both its history and its future.
  • Ngo Vinh Long (1944–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Douglas Allen | Oct 2, 2023

    Ngo Vinh Long, internationally renowned antiwar historian, died in Bangor, Maine, on October 12, 2022. He joined the Department of...

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  • (Re)visioning Past and Present

    Natalie D. McDonald | Sep 21, 2023

    Old public art can always spark new conversations.
  • Teaching and Pedagogy

    Mark Philip Bradley | Sep 18, 2023

    The AHR looks at pedagogy, Indigenous histories, revolution, the Cold War, the role of AI in historical practice, and more.
  • The Art of the Diamond

    Edward Muir | Sep 6, 2023

    The concordance between Renaissance art and baseball is not as absurd as it may seem.
  • Rhiannon Giddens's "Build a House"

    Bethany Bell | Aug 24, 2023

    In four minutes, folk musician Rhiannon Giddens relates 400 years of Black history.
  • Remnants of a Radical Hope

    Natalie D. McDonald | Aug 22, 2023

    Recovering the memory of New Deal murals that no longer exist can be a difficult task.

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