Al Camarillo is professor of history and the Leon Sloss Jr. Memorial Professor emeritus at Stanford University. He lives in Menlo Park, California, and has been a member of the AHA since the early 1980s. He won the AHA’s 2016 Equity Award.
Felipe Hinojosa is an associate professor at Texas A&M University. He lives in College Station, Texas, and has been a member since 2008.
In light of President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba (he is the first sitting US president to visit the country in 88 years), AHA Today would like to bring the rich and varied historical scholarship on Cuba to a wide audience. Here are five aspects of contemporary US-Cuban relations that have a deep history, along with links to further reading.
I became interested in history when I was deployed in the Middle East in 2008. I was troubled by boredom and the simplistic (and nationalistic) ways in which both my subordinates and superiors spoke and thought about American history
Bridging Historias: Latino/a History and Culture in the Community College Classroom will culminate its two-year National Endowment for the Humanities-funded program with a one-day conference, Friday May 8th, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.