Considerable challenges still confront a much South Africa, many of which threaten to undermine the good work being done to slow the spread of Covid-19.
State actors appear to have learned nothing from history. We are replicating old control measures to tackle a new virus operating in new social and geo-demographic spaces.
Our 2020 annual meeting is cancelled. Although the WHA staff and officers are very, very disappointed not to see all of you in person this June, we prioritize your health and safety above all other considerations.
What do World History teachers need to know in order to teach during a pandemic?
There is a crucial link between modern epidemics and poverty; epidemics will continue to plague us until contemporary governments recognize and act to remedy this reality.
WHC features a wide variety of world history materials that introduce new humanities scholarship to researchers, teachers, and students.
Practice compassion. It’s going to be very hard for many of our students to stay plugged in while the demands and distractions of life at home take them out of their campus headspace.
We’d be short-sighted not to ask questions about performance evaluations and opportunities for advancement while working through a period of crisis.
AP and studying is the last thing we all want to think about right now. We’re all thinking about our families and health, as we should be. But with so much tied to standardized exams, we can’t just ignore them. Supporting each other through this crisis is more important than any test.