Author Archives: David Darlington

The New Directory is Here

The AHA is proud to announce the recent publication of the 36th edition of the Directory of History Departments, Historical Organizations, and Historians. Available in both a print version and online, the Directory offers information on 800 history programs and historical organizations and almost 30,000 historians and history specialists. Article By: David Darlington

Historian Named MacArthur Fellow

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 23 new MacArthur Fellows for 2010 on September 28th. Among the winners of these "genius grants" was historian and AHA member Annette Gordon-Reed, who also won the Pulitzer Prize and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 2009. Article By: David Darlington

Digital Military Newspaper Library

The University of Florida Libraries Digital Collections has established a Digital Military Newspaper Library. Article By: David Darlington

National Book Festival Returns to D.C.

Less than a month from now—September 25, 2010—the Library of Congress will hold its 10th annual National Book Festival on the national mall between 3rd and 7th streets. Notable historians participating this year include Nell Irvin Painter, a former member of AHA Council, and Gordon S. Wood. Article By: David Darlington

Books by Members – July 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. These are not reviews. Article By: David Darlington

Help Us Update the Directory!

Summertime is when the AHA updates its annual Directory of History Departments, Historical Organizations, and Historians. We request the assistance of both individual members and history departments/organizations to help complete this task. Article By: David Darlington, Directory co-editor

Historians among 2010 ACLS Fellows

The American Council of Learned Societies recently announced the winners of its 2010 fellowship competition. Over $15 million was awarded to more than 380 scholars, including many historians. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. The complete list of winners is available on the ACLS web site. Among the winners are the following historians... Article By: David Darlington

Maps of London – Crace Collection

Fans of historic maps may be interested in the Crace Collection of Maps of London brought to us by the British Library. Article By: David Darlington