Departmental Service with a Smile . . . Maybe!
Kevin Boyle | Sep 20, 2018History department chairs face issues specific to the discipline. The AHA can help.
How Did You Form Your Network?
Mary Beth Norton | Sep 14, 2018Academics depend on professional networks, but forming them can be a mysterious process.
The Business of Publishing Concerns Us All
Michael J. McGandy | Sep 4, 2018Scholarly communication is nothing without university presses. Is there room for a broader conversation about that at the annual meeting?
Letters of Rec
Suzanne Marchand | Sep 4, 2018Writing (and reading) these formulaic commendations is a task with few rewards.
Becky Nicolaides | Aug 6, 2018How can historians turn out first-rate scholarship without access to commercial databases or university libraries?
Why I Am a Historian
Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
Townhouse Notes: Confident Writing and Expertise
Allison Miller | Apr 2, 2018Confident historical writing often comes from faith in your own expertise.
Why Are You a Historian?
Mary Beth Norton | Apr 2, 2018Lately I’ve been thinking about the shape and future of the historical profession, especially in lig...
Access to Digital Resources
James Grossman | Apr 2, 2018Historians don’t need laboratories. For years, this truism was one way we distinguished ourselves fr...
On the December 2017 Townhouse Notes and Writing
Caroline Bynum | Mar 9, 2018To the editor:Thank you for your thoughtful piece on copyediting and writing (“Townhouse Notes: Writ...