The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced today that Patricia Limerick, a long-standing member and past vice president of the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association, will be joining its advisory board, the National Council on the Humanities.
I am grateful for and humbled by my appointment to the National Council on the Humanities, as I was by my nomination and election as vice president for the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association.
By Tanya Roth
On December 3, 2015, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced the removal of the last official gender barrier in the US military.
The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty: Capital as a Constitutional Issue: Land and Money, 1776–1900.
Late yesterday the House of Representatives, by a vote of 359-64, approved the conference report to S. 1177, the “Every Student Succeeds Act.” The bill reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the next four years
The federal “Teaching American History” (TAH) program provided thousands of public school teachers access to high quality professional development. Congress ceased funding TAH five years ago, and we now have an opportunity to secure new resources.
The American Historical Association joins our colleagues in 28 other scholarly societies in opposing legislation designed to facilitate the carrying of guns on college campuses.
By Beth Marsh and Dana Schaffer
Across the country middle school and high school students are learning about the historical process through their participation in National History Day.