The AHA’s annual meeting is known for showcasing the diversity of the historical profession. And one of the best places to see this diversity on display is at the Exhibit Hall, where attendees can see both where the discipline has come and where it is going. New titles hot off the press sit next to reprinted editions of your old favorites. And digital database demonstrations can give you new ideas for your future research and teaching.
In the six months since I joined the American Historical Association, I’ve witnessed historians speaking out on important issues facing our nation and the world.
A new school year means new books to buy. With special offers from Oxford University Press and other top sources of scholarly publications, you can save money when ordering the books, journals, and database subscriptions you need.
How do you know when it’s summer at the AHA headquarters? The telltale signs aren’t just the occasional staff brown bag lunches on the terrace outside, or the humming of the AC kicking in in the old townhouse offices.
Summer is a great time to be a historian. Some of us work on the academic calendar, so summer signals a stark change of pace.
Do you study capitalism, childhood and youth, or emotions and senses? Do you see yourself as a transnational or borderlands historian? Do you focus on local history, digital methods, or history teaching and learning?