Ashley Jones – Thesis Distinction
Ashley Jones was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “Motivation, Mechanics and Magnitude: A Study of Glass Recycling in the Roman Empire.” Ashley’s advisor, Dr. S. Thomas Parker, described her thesis as a “ground-breaking study,” which concludes that the ubiquity of glass […]
A Modern View of the Medieval
Associate Professor Julie Mell, who teaches courses on medieval and Jewish history, teamed up with NCSU Libraries to give her students an immersive visualization experience they would not soon forget.
Grad Conference Abstract Submission
This event is ongoing. Abstracts are currently being accepted for the 2016 Grad Student History Conference. The theme is “Place.” Interested graduate students should submit a 250-word abstract at history.ncsu.edu/grad/conference.php by December 11. See the conference website for more information.
Time: Thursday, October 1 at 7 PM. Location: Hunt Library Gaming Lab Come enjoy a night of gaming fun with your colleagues! Everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite board games, and video games will be provided. (If you haven’t […]
Graduate Student Research in South Africa
Graduate student travels to South Africa for research and cultural immersion.
HGSA General Meeting
Time: Wednesday, September 30 at 10 AM Place: Withers 358 (Dept. Office Conference Room) HGSA will hold a planning meeting Wednesday to discuss ideas for upcoming social events and the abstract selection process for next year’s conference. All graduate students […]
Digital Humanities Team Not ‘Donne’ Yet
NC State's groundbreaking work in digital humanities earned a visit from the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who surprised the university with a record-breaking gift. Congressman David Price was among the enthusiastic group in attendance.
History M.A. Alumna Wins Research Award
History M.A. Alumna Stacy Roberts (’14) was awarded the 2015 Emil G. Scholz Prize for her paper “The Private Commons: Oyster Planting in Nineteenth-Century Connecticut” at University of California-Davis, where she is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of […]
Nicholas Robins, Of Love and Loathing (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015) Associate Teaching Professor Nicholas Robins specializes in colonial Andean environmental and social history as well as indigenous rebellions. His book, Of Love and Loathing: Martial Life, Strife and Intimacy in […]
Public History Internship – Samantha Smith
Historic preservation requires having the right tools for the trade. Samantha Smith, a recent graduate of the MA Public History program, started her internship at Preservation Durham in July 2014 with an extensive toolkit. Transcription, interviewing, researching, Microsoft Excel, HPOWEB […]