Stories From 2019

Oct 21, 2019

ACIS West: The Importance of Community

Public History PhD student, Holly Smith recently presented a paper at the American Conference on Irish Studies (ACIS) West in Portland, Oregon.

Sep 18, 2019

History Department sponsors RISING exhibit at the NC State African American Cultural Center Art Gallery

On March 28th, 2019, students, professionals, and community members joined together at the NC State African American Cultural Center Art Gallery to experience the grand opening of RISING. This one-of-a-kind exhibit contains a collection of artistic and oral history accounts that […]

Aug 28, 2019

Dr. David Ambaras Receives NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant

The Department of History is proud to announce that David R. Ambaras, Professor of History at North Carolina State University, and Kate McDonald, Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have received a $100,000 Digital Humanities […]

Aug 12, 2019

In Memoriam – Jim Mulholland

James Mulholland, retired NC State Assistant Professor of History and writer of "A History of Metals in Colonial America" passed away on July 26, 2019.

Jul 29, 2019

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse: Turning Oral Histories into Short Films

Beyond the transcript, oral history interviews have a second life as primary sources for short films.

Jul 29, 2019  |  Brick By Brick

Drawing Democracy: North Carolina’s Gerrymandering History

As courts consider North Carolina’s voting districts, we review the long history of gerrymandering in the state.

Jul 11, 2019

Amanda Jewett Zekanis, ’13 Finds Success at JCC

The History Department is proud to announce that Amanda Jewett Zekanis, who graduated from History MA program in 2013, has just accepted a full time history instructor position at Johnston Community College.

Jun 5, 2019

Volunteer Efforts Recognized at HRM Awards Banquet

The History Department is proud to announce that Public History faculty member, Professor Craig Friend and Public History MA alum, Jason Norris ’17  both received awards at the recent annual volunteer banquet for the City of Raleigh’s Historic Resources and […]

May 16, 2019

Jay Butler, HI MA student, Presents Paper at Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference

With some help from the History Department, I traveled to the 2019 Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference where I presented a paper on the nineteenth-century monastic revival in France as exemplified by the Trappistine women’s Abbey of Notre Dames des […]

May 14, 2019

Gabriel Lee ‘o8, Receives Yale Postdoctoral Fellowship

The History Department is proud to announce that History MA alumnus, Gabriel Lee  '08,  has received the Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship in United States Environmental History at Yale.