Courtney Hamilton

Nov 30, 2015

NCSU Graduate Students and Faculty Shine at recent ASOR Conference

Several graduate students and faculty from the NCSU history department presented papers on their research at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) in Atlanta in November. ASOR, founded in 1900, is the oldest and largest academic organization devoted to the study of the ancient Near East and adjacent lands. More than 900 faculty and students [...]

Nov 10, 2015

Monday 11/16 Film Screening ‘America’s First Forest’

Join us on Monday, November 16 6:30- 8:30 pm at the Hunt Library Auditorium for a special film screening of ‘America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment’.  America’s First Forest is a one hour documentary about legendary forester […]

Nov 3, 2015

Friday 11/20 Dr. Matthew Booker ‘Coffee & Viz’

Dr. Matthew Booker will discuss how historians use visualization in their research and why, sometimes, low-barrier, inexpensive exploratory visualization tools are more effective than complex visualization methods. The talk will be Friday November 20, 9:30 AM at the Hunt Library […]

Nov 3, 2015

Friday 11/13 Dr. William Kimler gives talk on ‘Superstition & Science’

Join Dr. William Kimler, along with A/V Geek’s founder Skip Elsheimer, to learn how teachers used classroom film to educate students about the power (and danger?) of science throughout the last century. The lecture will be held Friday, November 13, 6:00 PM […]

Nov 3, 2015

Thursday, 11/5 Dr. Nancy Mitchell to speak on Jimmy Carter, the Cold War & Africa

Dr. Nancy Mitchell will speak on her new book ‘Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race & the Cold War’, as part of the UNC- Chapel Hill lecture series ‘U.S. in World Affairs: the Cold War and Beyond’. The lecture will be held […]

Oct 20, 2015

NEW History Classes for Spring 2016

Check out the details on History courses offered for Spring 2016- Register now! HA 298-003 Art of Photography (.pdf) HI 298-001 U.S. Business History (.pdf) HI 499-001 The Making of Modern Iran (.pdf) HI 499-002 Dinomania! (.pdf)  

Oct 9, 2015

Dr. Matthew Booker’s suburban history class meets with NCSU Libraries Special Collections

Dr. Matthew Booker’s HI 491-002 class (Suburban Nation: Suburbs in American History) recently met with Special Collections and took a “deep dive” into some of the Landscape Architecture/Greenways collections. The course is the capstone research seminar for History majors at […]

Sep 28, 2015

Science, Technology and Society Seminar: Prof. Mi Gyung Kim

Time: Wednesday, October 7 12:00-1:15 PM Location: 1911 Building, Room 129 History professor Mi Gyung Kim will give a talk on “Balloon Enlightenment & Machine Polity.” Drawing on Michel Foucault’s vision of the “body politic,” this talk explores the possibility […]

Sep 17, 2015

Recent History graduate wins statewide Hugh T. Lefler Award for senior honors thesis

Micah Khater, who graduated in May 2015 has won the annual Hugh T. Lefler Award for her senior honors thesis titled: “There will be Political Dirty Work: Gendered Expressions of Black Resistance in United States v. John Cashion (1936).” The […]

Aug 6, 2015

History Department Welcomes New Post Doctoral Teaching Scholars

This fall, the History Department welcomes three new Post Doctoral Teaching Scholars: Catherine Conner (African-American/Civil Rights History) Dr. Conner is a UNC Chapel Hill Ph.D. who works on post-1963 Birmingham, Alabama, specifically how black political power and white economic power informed […]