Author Archives: David Darlington

Free Access to the Directory in April 2011

During the month of April the AHA is offering free, unrestricted access to the online version of the Directory of History Departments, Organizations, and Historians. Article By: David Darlington

Life Member Named Routledge History Author of the Month

Karen Offen, a Life Member of the AHA, has been named Author of the Month for March by Routledge, the academic publishing imprint based in Great Britain. Offen is a senior scholar affiliated with the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. Article By: David Darlington

The 2011 Job Center by the Numbers

Let’s take a look at the numbers around the 2011 Job Center. Activity at the Job Center rebounded a bit after a down year at San Diego, as staff tracked 168 total searches at the 2011 meeting, compared to 115 for 2010. Article By: David Darlington

Books by Members – December 2010

As a service to AHA members, we are listing books by members received in the headquarters office in recent months. These postings will only constitute an announcement of their publication and provide short descriptions of the books. Article By: David Darlington

Job Center Handout Now Online

The 2011 Job Center Handout is now available on our web site here (PDF). This document includes a review of how the Job Center works, plus a list of all the job searches taking place in Boston that have been reported to the AHA as of December 13. Article By: David Darlington

Books by Members – November 2010

As a service to AHA members, we are listing books by members received in the headquarters office in recent months. These postings will only constitute an announcement of their publication and provide short descriptions of the books. Article By: David Darlington

The Job Center: What Candidates Need to Know

So the time has come to look for a new job. The Job Center is one of the places you'll need to be. A big part of each and every AHA annual meeting, at the Job Center we hope to connect you as a candidate with the search committee that has the right position for you. As there are a lot of new people in the job market every year, here we thought we'd answer the most frequent questions candidates have about the Job Center. Article By: David Darlington

Designing Tomorrow at the National Building Museum

The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. (401 F Street, NW) launched a new exhibition on October 2, 2010, called Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s. On display until July 10, 2011, Designing Tomorrow is the first exhibit to consider the impact of the six American expositions of the 1930s (Chicago, San Diego, Cleveland, Dallas, San Francisco, and New York) on the popularization of modern design and the creation of a modern consumer culture. Article By: David Darlington