Need a memory refresh on History Division activities from the annual convention? The latest issue of Clio, the History Division newsletter, has you covered with a full rundown of the minutes of the division business meeting and photographs from different division activities in Chicago.
There’s much more in the fall issue. One of the issues the division is considering is adopting Journalism History as the official division journal. Clio Editor Teri Finneman has a rundown on the state of the transition. With a vote to adopt the journal, an appeal has been presented to division members for financial support of Journalism History during the transition. Read more about the process in this issue.
Also in this issue:
- New division head Doug Cumming shares some thoughts on fake news and the importance of truth.
- Teaching chair Kristin L. Gustafson considers the role of mentors in fostering teaching excellence.
- An excerpt from The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert G. Parkinson, the winner of the division book award.
- And there are plenty of news and updates about division members.