Meet An Outstanding 2017 Public History Graduate Student
As Graduation approaches, we'd like to give special mention to Hannah Scruggs, one of our outstanding graduates, and share what's next for her after commencement.
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.
Graduate Student Research in New York
History graduate student Eric Medlin traveled to New York City to conduct research for his M.A. thesis.
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 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.
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).
Grad Students Display Innovative Work at Research Symposium
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences was well represented Wednesday at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium. A total of 43 Humanities and Social Sciences students from 14 different graduate programs presented their work at the annual symposium, which showcases research from across campus through poster presentations that are judged by faculty.
The Allure of the Archives
Conducting research is a rite-of-passage for many academic disciplines—this is especially true of history. My name is Jordan Karlis, and I am first-year graduate student in the History M.A. program at North Carolina State University. Over the winter break, I embarked […]