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    Thavolia Glymph | Mar 7, 2024

    Tiny asteroids can help us think about the practice of history.
  • Natalie Zemon Davis (1928–2023)

    Carla A. Hesse | Mar 4, 2024

    Natalie Zemon Davis, the most renowned anglophone historian of early modern France of her generation, died on October 21, 2023, at age 94.
  • Robert J. Knowlton (1941–2023)

    Stephen R. Knowlton | Mar 4, 2024

    Robert J. Knowlton, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, died on November 18, 2023, at the age of 92.
  • Edward G. Gray (1964–2023)

    Jane Kamensky | Mar 4, 2024

    Edward G. Gray, cultural historian of Early America and the United States, passed away on December 22, 2023.
  • Russell R. Menard (1941–2023)

    Matthew Mulcahy and David Ryden | Mar 4, 2024

    Russell R. Menard, professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota and a pioneering member of the Chesapeake School, passed away on November 16, 2023.
  • Super-X-Ear

    Jaipreet Virdi | Feb 28, 2024

    An ad for the Wrist-Ear sent historian Jaipreet Virdi looking for the physical hearing aid itself.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Kathryn Brammall

    AHA Staff | Feb 22, 2024

    Kathryn Brammall is a professor and chair of history at Truman State University and the managing editor of the Sixteenth...
  • Toward the 250th

    Sarah Weicksel | Feb 21, 2024

    As the new president of Monticello, historian Jane Kamensky is gearing up for the semiquincentennial of the United States.
  • Intersecting Lines

    Celso Thomas Castilho and Sara Kozameh | Feb 20, 2024

    An increasing number of job ads for modern Latin American history now also ask for expertise in Latino/x history. Why?
  • AHA Member Spotlight: James McSpadden

    AHA Staff | Feb 15, 2024

    James McSpadden is an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. He lives in Reno, Nevada, and has been a member since 2013.

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