History Department Receives Excellence in Assessment Award
We are proud to announce The Office of Assessment and Accreditation has named History as one of its honorees for NC State’s Excellence in Assessment awards
Graduate Students Unveil STEMinist Exhibit
Although there was the added challenge of a pandemic, HI 591 Museum Studies graduate students persevered and created an exhibit to showcase the achievements of women in STEM at NCSU.
Brewing Up Ancient Beer
History professor Tate Paulette explores the beverage of choice in Mesopotamia: beer.
Public History Students Spend Spring Break Working to Preserve a Culture That Could Soon Be Lost to Climate Change
They were brought to St Helena Island from West Africa as enslaved people to work the land and when they were finally freed, the Gullah Geechee bought the island. Now descendants of these former enslaved people, continue to live as their ancestors did – speaking the same Creole language and preserving their culture and traditions. But now their way of life is being threated by strengthening hurricanes, sea level rise and erosion caused by climate change. They risk losing their culture as the land disappears.
Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty
Kristen Alff joins the Department of History and the Interdisciplinary Studies Program as assistant professor in the areas of history and international studies.
Public History MA Alum, Andre Taylor ’20, Hired at William and Mary
Public History Alum, Andre Taylor '20, Hired as Oral Historian at The College of William & Mary
We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Akram Khater
The distinguished professor of history spearheads a massive effort to preserve the history and culture of Lebanese Americans.
What Is Juneteenth?
Susanna Lee, an associate professor of history, explains the roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day.
Public History PhD Student, Melody Hunter-Pillion, Hosts Podcast – “Southern Futures”
Public History doctoral student and Associate Director of Communications & Strategy at UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, Melody Hunter-Pillion, hosts a new UNC podcast, “Southern Futures.” This six-episode series, airing once a week, brings together scholars […]
Public History PhD student, Lisa R. Withers, receives Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant
Public History PhD student, Lisa R. Withers receives a Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant.