Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

  • AASLH is proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant from Humanities Tennessee to pilot our newest program, Master Local Historians. The Master Local Historians project is a training program that highlights the relevance of historical inquiry for the general public and provides people with an opportunity to hone their historical research, writing, […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to ‘[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations. The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to “[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations. The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • We are proud to announce the slate of candidates for four open spots on the AASLH Council and two spots on our Leadership Nominating Committee.  The Council sets policy and provides leadership for the Association, is responsible for strategic planning, and represents AASLH members and the field at large. The Leadership Nominating Committee works with […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to “[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations.” The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • I didn’t feel like it leaving my house at 4:40 in the morning, but Friday the 13th turned out to be an auspicious day. Every leg of the journey and every discussion went particularly well. I flew to Washington, D.C., for a five-hour meeting with the Advisory Committee for the Humanities Indicators project, a committee […]

  • I stood at the penthouse balcony of the Department of the Interior and gazed out at the Washington Monument, bathed in the fading light of the October sun. It was National Coming Out Day (October 11), an appropriate occasion for the National Park Service to release the first federally commissioned document to openly validate and […]

  • Grappling with Unfolding Events

    November 10th, 2016

    This article was originally published in the Summer 2016 issue of History News magazine, the official publication of AASLH. You can read the full article in PDF format here. You can read recent History News articles by becoming a member or find issues older than three years on JSTOR.   *Police violence against African-Americans in cities including Ferguson, Baltimore, Cleveland, […]

  • In the Summer 2007 History News, John and Anita Durel predicted that “Historic properties are on the verge of a golden age. Over the next two decades Americans will turn to historic houses and sites as a source of learning, enjoyment, and fulfillment.” Nine years later, we’re re-sharing this article to provoke reflection on what […]

  • Every year the Kennedy Center’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®) conference brings together professionals, both experienced and new, who are working to make cultural arts programs and facilities accessible to people with disabilities of all ages. Join us in Pittsburgh, PA from July 31-August 6 to meet and mingle with peers, learn about the latest technological advances, […]