The AHA is pleased to pass along an exciting opportunity that recently came to our attention: a summer seminar hosted by the University of Texas at Austin Clements Center in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Led by senior scholars and former policymakers,
Historian Carl N. Degler, president of the American Historical Association in 1986 and Margaret Byrne Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Stanford University, passed away on December 27 at the age of 93.
Painful confrontations beset New York in the closing weeks of 2014. Protests unfolding peacefully across parts of the city in November and December—protests born of frustration with the failure to indict police officers responsible for the deaths of Michael Brown,
As the week began on December 15, the headline story related to North Korea was the threat of terrorist attacks on theaters showing The Interview, originally scheduled for nationwide release on Christmas Day.
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