Kelsey Zavelo

Oct 20, 2015

Melanie Burkett – Thesis Distinction

Melanie Burkett was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “Australian Legend, Australian Lives: The Interplay Between Representations of Early Nineteenth-Century New South Wales and the Experiences of Free Immigrants.” Her thesis examines the lives of British migrants to Australia in the […]

Oct 8, 2015

Graduate History Alum Reviews Book on Atlantic World

Graduate History Alum Chris Blakley (’13) wrote a review of Sherry Johnson’s 2011 book Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution for H-War, part of H-Net Humanities’ larger network. Read the review on […]

Sep 29, 2015

‘Cedar in the Pines’ Exhibit Tours North Carolina

Cedars in the Pines, the first exhibit to narrate the history of Lebanese immigrants who have made North Carolina their homes since the 1880s, made its debut at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh in 2014 before touring on the […]

Sep 1, 2015

Public History Alumna Heads Dallas Heritage Village

Melissa Prycer, who received her master’s in public history in 2003, now heads the Dallas Heritage Village, a one-of-a-kind living history museum in Dallas, Texas. The highly-interactive historic site tells the story of life in north Texas between 1840 and […]

Aug 10, 2015

Graduate History Alumna Reconnects with NC State and Aids USDA Outreach Initiatives

Stacy Roberts graduated from NC State with the History M.A. degree in May 2014. She worked with Professor Matthew Booker on her thesis entitled How We Have Forgotten: Chemical Strawberries and Their Archived Alternatives in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. After […]

Jul 30, 2015

Ashley Jones – Thesis Distinction

Ashley Jones was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “Motivation, Mechanics and Magnitude: A Study of Glass Recycling in the Roman Empire.” Ashley’s advisor, Dr. S. Thomas Parker, described her thesis as a “ground-breaking study,” which concludes that the ubiquity of glass […]

Jul 25, 2015

A Modern View of the Medieval

Associate Professor Julie Mell, who teaches courses on medieval and Jewish history, teamed up with NCSU Libraries to give her students an immersive visualization experience they would not soon forget.

Jul 24, 2015

Grad Conference Abstract Submission

This event is ongoing. Abstracts are currently being accepted for the 2016 Grad Student History Conference. The theme is “Place.” Interested graduate students should submit a 250-word abstract at history.ncsu.edu/grad/conference.php by December 11. See the conference website for more information.

Jul 24, 2015

Game Night

Time: Thursday, October 1 at 7 PM. Location: Hunt Library Gaming Lab Come enjoy a night of gaming fun with your colleagues! Everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite board games, and video games will be provided. (If you haven’t […]

Jul 24, 2015

Graduate Student Research in South Africa

Graduate student travels to South Africa for research and cultural immersion.