Public History Doctoral Students Named Lead Peer Mentors
Supported by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Graduate School, the Lead GPS Collaborative is a pilot peer-mentoring program for doctoral students in the college of humanities and social sciences focusing on the development of professional skills and competencies important for graduate student success.
Public History Graduate Students Attend the 2016 NCPH Annual Conference
In March, several graduate students in the Public History Program attended the 2016 Annual Meeting for the National Council on Public History in Baltimore, Maryland. The theme of the conference was “Challenging the Exclusive Past.” The conference’s sessions, panels, and workshops all revolved around discussions of what public historians can to do to expand and challenge local, state, national, and global narratives.
Professor Bassett speaks on his book in India
Over spring break, Associate Professor Ross Bassett gave a series of talks in India on his book, The Technological Indian. The book describes how a group of Indians, starting in the late 19th century and continuing after India’s independence, looked to MIT as a vehicle for India’s technological development.
2016 Graduate Student History Conference
Graduate students from across the United States joined NC State University to present research at the 112th Annual Graduate Student History Conference on April 2, 2016.
History Students Shine During Graduate Education Week
Graduate Students in History and Public History took home several prizes for excellence in teaching and research during NC State's Graduate Education Week (March 21-24).
The Press and the Sword: Journalism, Racial Violence, and Political Control in Postbellum North Carolina
Political tension characterized North Carolina in the decades after the Civil War, and the partisan press played a critical role for both parties from the 1860s through the turn of the twentieth century: Republican papers praised the reforms of biracial Republican legislatures while […]
Diocletian’s “Great Persecutions”: Minority Religions and the Roman Tetrarchy
In the year 303, the Roman Emperor Diocletian and the other members of the Tetrarchylaunched a series of persecutions against Christians that is remembered as the most severe,widespread, and systematic persecution in the Church’s history. Around that time, the Tetrarchyalso […]
Honors Student Travels to Ireland With Major Research Award
Will Maness has won a 2016 Robert L. and Marilyn D. Blanton Super-Curricular SEED Grant! This research grant, valued at up to $5000, is awarded to exceptional undergraduate students who are engaged in challenging research projects at NC State University. It is intended to help students “build on their undergraduate studies by participating in EXTRAORDINARY summer experiences.”
Chancellor Serves as Land Grant Historian
NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson returned to his teaching roots to offer his perspectives on the past, present and future of U.S. land grant universities to students taking U.S. Agricultural History.
Professor’s Talk on US Foreign Relations to Air on C-SPAN
NC State Professor Nancy Mitchell participated in a roundable discussion on the 1916 re-election of President Woodrow Wilson and American foreign relations of the past century at the American Historical Association’s 2016 meeting in Atlanta. The panel, titled “Turning Point 1916? US […]