Grant of the Week: PEN America Free Expression Essay Competition
Alana Venable | Mar 28, 2022PEN America is now accepting submissions for the Free Expression Essay Competition.
AHA Member Spotlight: Richard D. Driver
Matthew Keough | Mar 3, 2022Richard D. Driver is an associate professor of history at McLennan Community College. He lives in Hewitt, Texas, and has been a member since 2014.
New Year, Fresh Look
Mark Philip Bradley, Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Feb 23, 2022The latest issue of the journal has been completely redesigned and introduces the AHR History Lab.
James Z. Gao (1948–2021)
Jeffrey Herf | Dec 29, 2021James Z. Gao, professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on October 26, 2021, at the age of 73.
Charles Grier Sellers Jr. (1923–2021)
Daniel N. Gullotta and David A. Hollinger | Dec 29, 2021Charles Grier Sellers Jr. died on September 24, 2021, at the age of 98.
Martin J. Sherwin (1937–2021)
Gregg Herken | Dec 29, 2021Martin J. Sherwin died on October 6, 2021, of complications from lung cancer.
Eric Weitz (1953–2021)
Jeremy Adelman | Dec 29, 2021Eric Weitz, a historian of Germany and global human rights, passed away on July 1, 2021.
When the Birds Go Silent
Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
Athan G. Theoharis (1936–2021)
Jeanne Theoharis | Sep 30, 2021Athan G. Theoharis, professor emeritus of history at Marquette University, died on July 3, 2021, at the age of 84.
Katherine B. Aaslestad (1961–2021)
Suzanne Marchand | Sep 30, 2021On April 24, 2021, we lost Katherine B. Aaslestad, pioneer in the social and political history of the Napoleonic era, to ovarian cancer.