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Videos from the 127th Annual Meeting

Various events and sessions from the 127th annual meeting this past January 3-6, 2013 in New Orleans have been blogged and tweeted about all over the web. But now, whether you attended the meeting, or wished you could have, you can now watch a number of 127th annual meeting sessions and events through videos posted on the AHA’s YouTube channel.

Presidential Address
At the General Meeting, on Friday of the annual meeting, now-former AHA President Bill Cronon delivered his presidential address: “Storytelling.”

Presentation of 2012 AHA Awards and Prizes
Preceding the presidential address at the General Meeting, was the presentation of the 2012 AHA awards and prizes.

What We’re Reading: December 16, 2010 Edition

History Lessons through pop songsPreparations for the steadily approaching 125th Annual Meeting meant there was less time to round up fun links this week, but we managed to find a few. We link to news of NEH awards, a list of 50 American History Blogs, a job ad for Founding Fathers, and a look back at the Boston Tea Party. Then, we came across a number of videos this week:  go “Inside the Vaults” with the National Archives, watch the lessons of science historian James Burke, and hear how it would sound if Lady Gaga taught history.

December 16, 2010

BookTV: Writers on Writing

BookTV John Hope FranklinLast week in “What We’re Reading,” we noted a video of a Book TV interview with James McPherson where he discusses his writing and research. This interview is actually one of a series of video interviews from BookTV, all of which focus on writers speaking about writing. Here now is a look at a few other interviews from this series that may be of interest. Also, see the complete collection of Writers on Writing videos online.

Writers on Writing
The Writers on Writing interview series from BookTV “gives viewers an insider’s look” at the writing habits of an assortment of authors and historians.

What We’re Reading: September 16, 2010

Book TV James McPhersonIn the news this week, historian William H. Goetzmann has passed away, the AHA has joined with a number of individuals and organizations to unseal Nixon Testimony, and the National Book Festival has released its schedule.  We also link to three videos this week, featuring James McPherson, the Library of Congress’s collections, and “citizen archivists” at National Archives. Then, read about journalism and history, analog tools, the bygone tradition of pocket notebooks, theflow of the Mississippi River, and two new exhibits.

September 16, 2010