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
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
Do vice presidential debates matter? That seemed to be the question of the day, the one that dominated the airwaves before and after last night’s debate. From our perspective as historians, we are certain that they do matter, even if