Historians are uniquely qualified for the important social and educational job of putting current affairs into historical context. We do it in our classrooms, in op-ed pieces, in books and articles, and at conferences and meetings. Sometimes a news item
The Common Core State Standards Initiative seeks to establish consistent educational standards that ensure high school graduates are prepared for college or the workforce. In regards to the subject of history, Common Core skills emphasize mastery over analysis and writing
Simone de Beauvoir once mused, “There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.” It’s lucky then that the city will host January’s annual meeting; with so many compelling panels covering a remarkably diverse range of topics,
We are delighted to announce that the AHA annual meeting will once again have an associated THATCamp on Tuesday, January 6 at the New School.
THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) is an unconference: an inexpensive, open gathering where participants