By Kamarin Takahara
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Because I spent most of my time surrounded by teachers, I answered this question when I was young with: “Well, I want to be a teacher.” As I grew up and experienced new things, however, that question took on a greater significance.
The seeming irrevocability of the answer scared me—like in a final exam, you make a choice, turn it in, and because you can never change the answer, you are stuck with your decision forever.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has released the 2012–13 Survey of Humanities Departments, the first such survey since 2007–08.
On July 31, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced a bill to expand the Student Loan Forgiveness program to adjunct faculty. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will be reviewing this bill shortly.
Are you part of a search committee for a faculty position or fellowship? AHA members now have access to a powerful tool to make their work easier: Interfolio’s ByCommittee.
Our institutions of higher learning will soon release upon the job market thousands of eager graduates, many of them with degrees in history.
For the past nine months we have been talking to historians who work beyond the professoriate, and posting the videos on the AHA’s YouTube channel.
The American Historical Association invites applications for editorial assistant in the Publications Department.
The American Historical Association has received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue, expand, and enhance its “Career Diversity and the History PhD” initiative.