New Directions in the History of Veterans of the American Civil War

Chair and Commentator: Paul Cimbala, Fordham University

An Organization of Brothers: The Grand Army of the Republic, Civil War Veterans, and Coping with War
Kathleen Thompson, West Virginia University

Mapping Loyalty: The Persisting Social Networks of Civil War Veterans
Katharine Dahlstrand, University of Georgia

“Played Out”: Veterans’ Interpretations of Mental Illness
Dillon Carroll, Hunter College, City University of New York

The WHA's updated statement: What is world history?

The WHA is updating website content, including a new "What is World HIstory?" statement:

The statement addresses aspects of the recent conversation here about state standards, teaching/learning objectives, and the present state of the field. For those of you lobbying colleagues or instituions to enagage in more globally-oriented inquiry, the WHA now has brief, pithy text you can use.

Meet the Future JAS Editor: A Q&A with Vinayak Chaturvedi

Earlier this year, the Association for Asian Studies began the search for a new Journal of Asian Studies editor, as current editor Jeff Wasserstrom’s second five-year term will conclude in June 2018. The search committee interviewed several applicants and from the finalists selected Vinayak Chaturvedi, associate professor of South Asian history at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Chaturvedi earned his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in 2001.

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