The AHA has been following the controversy over the College Board’s revised curriculum framework for Advanced Placement US History.
Today’s What We’re Reading features the unstoppable Teddy Roosevelt, student walkouts in Colorado, animals on trial, and much more!
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.
The April and May issues were the first issues I worked on from beginning to end as the new associate editor of Perspectives on History.
Today’s What We’re Reading features a look at 12 Years a Slave in contemporary Louisiana, balancing STEM, our growing move toward social media echo chambers, and much more!
The following action alert was issued by the National Humanities Alliance in support of funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
Yesterday, a short distance from the AHA offices, supporters of immigration reform marched on the National Mall, as a bipartisan group of eight senators continue deliberations that have been alternately described as “stuck,” “close,” “virtually complete,” or “about to get serious.”
Anthony Grafton, president of the AHA in 2011, wrote in his inaugural column in Perspectives on History that “Historians of everything from drought in ancient Egypt to the economy of modern China do, in fact, have knowledge that matters—knowledge based on painstaking analysis of hard sources, which they convey to students and readers as clearly and passionately as can be managed.”