Dr. Gwynn Thayer to Teach Oral History
Dr. Gwynn Thayer, Associate Head and Chief Curator of NC State’s Special Collections Research Center and Faculty Affiliate in the History Department, will teach HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History in Spring 2023.
Public History Alum to Enter Doctoral Program at William and Mary
In the fall of 2022, Masters of Public History graduate Andre Taylor '20, will begin the doctoral program in American Studies at the College of William and Mary.
Students and Faculty Celebrate Alumnus James Sorrell at History Department Reception
Reception held to thank History alumnus James Sorrell for his generous bequest to the Public History program.
NC State History Professor Receives Hagley Grant for Oral History of Aikido in the US
History Professor Tammy Gordon received oral history project grant to support her research project.
Checking in with Public History PhD Student, Melody Hunter-Pillion
Public History PhD Student, Melody Hunter-Pillion might be a Global Change Fellow, ncIMPACT correspondent, and NCPH Chair, but somehow she finds time to prep for her comprehensive exams.
Complicated Legacies: Race, Space, and White Supremacy in NC State History
In Spring of 2021, the HI 589: Interpretation in Historic Sites class developed a campus tour dedicated to the complicated legacies of different figures preserved in the landscape of N.C. State University.
Public History Students Spend Spring Break Working to Preserve a Culture That Could Soon Be Lost to Climate Change
They were brought to St Helena Island from West Africa as enslaved people to work the land and when they were finally freed, the Gullah Geechee bought the island. Now descendants of these former enslaved people, continue to live as their ancestors did – speaking the same Creole language and preserving their culture and traditions. But now their way of life is being threated by strengthening hurricanes, sea level rise and erosion caused by climate change. They risk losing their culture as the land disappears.
Public History MA Alum, Andre Taylor ’20, Hired at William and Mary
Public History Alum, Andre Taylor '20, Hired as Oral Historian at The College of William & Mary
Public History MA Alumna, Rachel Jacobson’16 Puts Her Skills to Use at The Phillips Collection Library
Public History MA Alumna, Rachel Jacobson, ’16, found the perfect use of her archival skills in her role as Project Manager for a new program at The Phillips Collection Library and Archives. 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of America’s first museum […]
Public History MA student, Andre Taylor launches podcast
Public History MA student, Andre Taylor, launches “Speaking Culturally” podcast.