The ad hoc Two-Year College Task Force, which was established by the AHA’s Council in January 2009, has begun its work of exploring various issues relating to history faculty at two-year colleges. At the end of its three-year tenure, the task force is expected to present a set of recommendations to Council.
The world of Web 2.0 is all about sharing. From photos to YouTube videos to academic articles, if it can be linked, people want to share. Now at AHA Today you can share blog posts in two new ways: through e-mail and on Facebook.
Article By: Elisabeth Grant
The AHA Research Division invites anyone interested in serving on the Program Committee for the 2011 annual meeting to submit their names for consideration. The meeting will be held in Boston, Massachusetts.
The International Committee for Historical Sciences (known more commonly by the French acronym, CISH) is going forward rapidly with the organizational work for the 22nd International Congress of Historical Sciences, to be held August 22-28, 2010, in Amsterdam. The bureau now invites individual scholars to submit--by February 1, 2009
--proposals for individual papers for each type of session.
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We hope members—and everyone in the profession with an interest in the future of our disciplinary society—will take a little time to read the report of the Working Group on the Future of the AHA, which can be found in both the print and online versions of the April issue of Perspectives on History
. We hope all members of the Association will review the Working Group’s recommendations, and submit their comments and suggestions...
The proposed revisions to the AHA Constitution were overwhelming approved by the membership, by a vote of 605 to 58...
The American Historical Association joined the National Security Archive and several other historical associations today in a petition seeking the release of court records from the indictment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in 1951.