And the award for ‘Best New Journal’ goes to…

History of the Present, the Press’s journal that approaches history as a critical endeavor, was awarded ‘Best New Journal’ for 2012 by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. The announcement was made on January 3 at the Modern Language Association’s annual convention in Boston.

The editors of History of the Present are Joan W. ScottAndrew AisenbergBrian ConnollyBen KafkaSylvia Schafer, and Mrinalini Sinha. Congratulations to them all for the journal’s achievement!

To learn more about the journal, visit its web site at