History

Feb 4, 2017

Digital Exhibit Maps Life, Work of Charleston’s Septima P. Clark

A new digital history exhibit maps the life and work of Septima P. Clark, an American educator, civil rights activist and community organizer.

Nov 30, 2016

Klansville, USA Teach-In on December 2

On December 2, the History Graduate Student Association will host a screening of the PBS documentary, “Klansville USA” followed by a panel discussion on the history and impact of the Klan in North Carolina. with History faculty, Dr. Blair Kelley and Dr. Catherine A. Connor, and UNC-Chapel Hill Professor of Communication, Dr. Michael S. Waltman

Sep 20, 2016

Public Historians attend International Federation for Public History Conference in Bogota, Columbia

NCSU Public History Masters student Nicole Coscouella and faculty member Tammy Gordon recently attended the International Federation for Public History annual conference in Bogota, Colombia.

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Selected to Participate in Scholar’s Workshop

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OI) promotes scholars and their scholarship via publications, conferences, and fellowships. This July, Assistant Professor Megan Cherry was chosen as a participant in OI's second annual Scholars Workshop in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Sep 12, 2016

NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues

A team of NC State faculty and students helped unearth more clues this summer about the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan. As part of a larger excavation at the site, the group discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite — artifacts that dig co-director Tom Parker describes as “absolutely exquisite.”

Jul 13, 2016

Assistant Professor Dan Bolger on NC Bookwatch

Watch Assistant Professor Dan Bolger discuss his latest book, Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars on NC Bookwatch.

Jul 13, 2016 | Indy Week

A Citizen’s History of HB 2, in Progress

With her project, “NC HB2: A Citizens’ History,” NC State history professor Tammy Gordon wants to transcend what she sees as the limitations of social media to historians, as well as to those who want to share their experiences without being vilified in the comments section.

Jul 11, 2016

Partnering to Preserve North Carolina’s African American Heritage

Graduate students in Dr. Alicia McGill’s Cultural Resource Management (CRM) graduate seminar recently partnered with the NC Historic Preservation Office on a project in which they researched, collected and documented invaluable archival, bibliographic, and observational information, as well as oral histories about African American cultural heritage and historic preservation issues in multiple North Carolina communities.

Jul 6, 2016

Professor Robins Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Associate Teaching Professor Nicholas Robins was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the National University of Huancavelica in Peru on June 30 in recognition of his relevant and exceptional academic and professional trajectory.

Jun 28, 2016

History Graduate Student Wins Thesis Award

Carl “CJ” Rice joins a select group of History MAs in winning the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Thesis Award for "Diocletian's 'Great Persecutions': Minority Religions and the Roman Tetrarchy." CJ’s thesis had previously won the History Department’s Thesis Award at graduation this May 2016. This study explores the violent persecution of Christians and Manicheans under the Roman emperor Diocletian.