Rethinking Museum Accessibility
Public History grad student Jeanette Shaffer's plan to develop an audio guide script for visually impaired visitors to the Museum of Durham History leads to the creation of a museum task force with the goal of improving accessibility for audiences with different disabilities. Jeanette presented on her research and engagement with the museum at the Georgia State's Graduate Student History Conference in March.
History M.A. Student Presents at Graduate Conference
History M.A. student Eric Medlin presented his paper "Europe and the American Postwar Historian" at the Georgia State History Graduate Student Conference.
Presenting Research at the Southern Humanities Council Conference
History MA student Patrick Creghan presented his paper "Class and Conflict: Confederate Conscription Acts in Piedmont North Carolina" at the Southern Humanities Council in January, 2016.
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.
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.
Grad Students Represent NC State History Program at ASOR Annual Meeting
In November 2014, NC State graduate students studying Ancient History under the guidance of Professor Thomas Parker presented research at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) in San Diego, California. This year’s meeting featured over […]