Stories From 2017

Feb 17, 2017

Graduate Student Elisabeth Lee Researches Southern Feminist Writers Who Dared to Defy Dixie

As part of her research for her thesis on women of the Popular Front, History Master's student, Elisabeth Lee, traveled to South Carolina to research the personal papers of southern feminist, Grace Lumpkin at the University of South Carolina's Hollings Library.

Feb 13, 2017

History Alum Receives Prestigious Master’s Thesis Award

Carl “CJ” Rice, a History Master’s student who graduated in 2016,  has been awarded the Council of Southern Graduate School’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in the Humanities and Fine Arts. CJ’s thesis, Diocletian’s “Great Persecutions”: […]

Feb 8, 2017

Professor William Kimler to lecture at NC Museum of Science’s “Darwin Day.”

As a part of the "Darwin Day" programs at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences on Saturday, February 11, History professor William Kimler will present a public lecture at 10:30 am on "How Darwin Did It: Skepticism and Persuasion in Science."

Feb 4, 2017

Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston’s Septima P. Clark

A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.

Jan 18, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Muppets and Other Memorabilia: Public History Alum Curates NYC Museum’s Collections

As collections manager at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, public history alumna Jannette Reichel documents an eclectic assemblage of items — from plastic Happy Meal figurines to two complete sets from the popular TV series Mad Men.

Jan 5, 2017

NC State History Department Researches Newspapers and the Holocaust

How did small-town papers in North Carolina report on the Holocaust? Thanks to Tammy Gordon, an associate professor of history at NC State, and nearly 100 of her students, we have a better idea. Undergraduate students in her “Modern U.S. History” course have uploaded articles from the North Carolina Newspapers Project, an excellent resource containing many small-town and city papers in the Tarheel State.

Jan 5, 2017

Public History Graduate Student Curates Latino Credit Union Museum Exhibit

Ethan Ley recently served as the exhibit curator for the graduate Museum Studies course, in which he researched and coordinated the creation of the “Nuestra Cooperativa: Latino Community Credit Union” exhibit, displayed in Withers Hall.