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Jun 1, 2021

May 31st and June 1st 2021 mark the hundredth anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the most violent anti-Black attacks in U.S. history. With the AHR’s June issue, the journal joins  in commemorating that terrible event. The cover of the issue features photographs of Tulsa's Greenwood district, and it...


Mar 23, 2021

AHR author Andrew Denning speaks with historian Alyssa Sepinwall about historical video games and gaming history. Sepinwall is the author of the forthcoming book Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games. Denning’s AHR article, “Deep Play? Video Games and the Historical...


Mar 17, 2021

This episode features a March 2, 2021, Virtual AHA session that hosted a discussion of the recent AHR Conversation on Black Internationalism, which appeared in the December 2020 issue of the AHR. The published conversation included seven scholars drawn from a range of fields and perspectives—Monique Bedasse...


Feb 17, 2021

In this episode, AHR Consulting Editor Lara Putnam speaks with Johns Hopkins University historian Jessica Marie Johnson about the intersection of the history of Atlantic slavery and the Atlantic African diaspora and the digital humanities. Among other things, they discuss Johnson’s 2018 Social Text article “Markup...


Jan 1, 2021

Merle Eisenberg and Lee Mordechai discuss their article “The Justinianic Plague and Global Pandemics: The Making of the Plague Concept,” which appears in the December 2020 issue of the AHR. Eisenberg is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center at the University of Maryland....