Stories From 2019

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. 

May 9, 2019

Public History MA Student’s Documentary Accepted at Film Festival

The History Department is pleased to announce that Andre Taylor, a first-year Public History MA student, had his short documentary, “Burning Cradle of Liberty,” accepted at the 2019 Longleaf Film Festival.  On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb […]

Apr 18, 2019

Public History PhD student, Amanda Elledge-Finn, Turns Her Family History into Award-Winning Poster

Public History PhD student's poster receives first place in the Humanities category at the Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Apr 18, 2019

Congratulations to New Phi Alpha Theta Inductees

The History Department extends its congratulations to the following 2019 North Carolina State University inductees to Phi Alpha Theta, the National Honor society for students of History.  

Apr 4, 2019

Public History PhD Student, JoCora Moore, awarded Fellowship

JoCora Moore, a 1st year Public History PhD student, has received the Robert Frederick Smith Internship and Fellowship for the Digitization and Curation of African American History through the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Apr 3, 2019

Dr. David Ambaras – a New Book and a European Lecture Series

Professor David Ambaras traveled to Europe to give a series of invited lectures on his recently published book, "Japan’s Imperial Underworlds: Intimate Encounters at the Borders of Empire."

Feb 22, 2019

Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part Two)

Black History Month: The history of Sandy Ground, the first free-black community of the United States, and the impact the community had on the oyster industry in the 19th century.

Feb 18, 2019

Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part One)

Black History Month Feature: The history of Thomas Downing's legacy regarding the oyster industry in 19th century New York.