On “A Case for Colonialism”
A review of the controversy surrounding “The Case for Colonialism,” which appeared in the journal Third World Quarterly in September.
Legacy Contamination: Where the Rubble Hits the Road
Legacy Contamination: Where the Past is Present
Alumna, Amy Vidunas, Gives Back to the History Department
Graduate students often find it difficult making ends meet especially if they are going to school full time. Alumna, Amy Vidunas, '07, wants to make it a little bit easier.
Alumna Joanna McKnight Helps Preserve History in New England
A calling to preserve historic buildings is what led NC State history alumna Joanna McKnight to Historic New England — the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation.
History Grads Admitted to Premier Ph.D. Programs
Many Ph.D. programs are discovering what the NC State History Department already knows: NC State history graduates rank among the best prepared for studies at the doctoral level. Our graduates have continued on to excellent Ph.D. programs across the country, from Stanford to Columbia.
History Celebrates Spring Fest 2016
History Department faculty and students came out to celebrate the College of Humanities and Social Sciences annual spring festival, a day on which the college highlights its departments on campus.
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.
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).
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.”