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.
AHA members cultivate all possible fields of the historical discipline. We study every country and region of the world from their ancient beginnings to the present, employing a wide range of thematic lenses to do so.
The American Historical Association is seeking qualified applicants for the position of associate editor, web content and social media.
The AHA website will temporarily be down today, beginning at 4PM EST.
On July 22, President Obama and the National Endowment for the Humanities announced the winners of the 2013 National Humanities Medals, awarded to “individuals or groups whose work has deepened our nation’s understanding of the humanities and broadened our citizens’ engagement with history, literature, languages, philosophy, and other subjects.”
Dane Kennedy (George Washington University), chair of the Nominating Committee, announces the following results of the 2014 balloting for officers and committee members of the American Historical Association.
The Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives has voted to restore the $8 million cut to the National Endowment for the Humanities budget initially recommended by the Interior appropriations subcommittee for fiscal year 2015.
On June 12, 2014, AHA President Jan Goldstein and Executive Director Jim Grossman sent a letter to Jonathan Jarvis, the director of the National Park Service, regarding the relocation of the National Archives for Black Women’s History.