Applying to Graduate School: History Information Session
Are you planning to pursue graduate study in history? Come learn about the History M.A., Public History M.A., and Public History Ph.D. programs here at NC State.
ACIS West: The Importance of Community
Public History PhD student, Holly Smith recently presented a paper at the American Conference on Irish Studies (ACIS) West in Portland, Oregon.
Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse: Turning Oral Histories into Short Films
Beyond the transcript, oral history interviews have a second life as primary sources for short films.
Volunteer Efforts Recognized at HRM Awards Banquet
The History Department is proud to announce that Public History faculty member, Professor Craig Friend and Public History MA alum, Jason Norris ’17 both received awards at the recent annual volunteer banquet for the City of Raleigh’s Historic Resources and […]
Public History PhD candidate, Sylvia Bailey, awarded Humanities Without Walls Fellowship
We are proud to announce that Public History PhD student, Sylvia Bailey, was awarded the Humanities Without Walls Fellowship. Humanities Without Walls is a consortium of humanities center and institutes at 15 major research universities.
Revisiting the CCC
A new digital archive about the Civilian Conservation Corps aims to revive knowledge about the CCC’s role providing opportunities for recreation and leisure to Virginia’s common people.
Public History Alumna, Anna Killian, ’18, Works with Native Peoples and the NPS
At the site of one of the bloodiest battles in the 19th-century West, Anna Killian is part of ongoing efforts to include perspectives from indigenous people to form multi-vocal narratives.
Monuments in Early America – Graduate Student Presents Work at SHEAR 18
Public history PhD candidate and adjunct faculty member James R. Wils presented his doctoral research at the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) in Cleveland, OH.
Exploring Public History in Prague
With the city of Prague as their classroom, a group of NC State students experienced the power of public history. During a two-week summer course in the Czech Republic, six students visited medieval monuments, a concentration camp and nearly a dozen other sites in and around the capital city.
Bermuda, Privateers, and My Little Trip to the Big Easy
Public History PhD student, Alexander Goodrich traveled to Phi Alpha Theta’s Biennial Convention in New Orleans to present his paper, "Sons of Plunder."