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Fall 2022 Courses

March 28, 2022

HIST 051.001: Latin American Revolutions (First Year Seminar) Days and Times: TTh 11:00AM – 12:15PM Instructor: Miguel La Serna HIST 062.001: Nations, Borders, and Identities (First Year Seminar) Days and Times: TTh 12:30 – 1:45PM Instructor: Sarah Shields HIST 084: Monsters, Murders, and … Continued

Professor Fitz Brundage’s Digital Project Spotlighted by College

March 23, 2022

The college of arts and sciences website recently featured a spotlight on Fitz Brundage’s long-term project to produce a digital collection of North Carolina’s monuments, shrines and commemorative public art. Commemorative Landscape, an interdisciplinary collaboration, “contains information on roughly 1000 historical … Continued

Department Alumni Appear in Media Discussing Ukraine

March 23, 2022

Multiple department graduate program alumni have recently appeared in various media outlets discussing the historical context of the war in Ukraine. Here are some of their appearances. Virginia Olmsted McGraw – NPR: Putin’s puffy coat and Zelenskyy’s T-shirts show the … Continued

William Sturkey Featured in the Daily Tar Heel

February 7, 2022

Last week, the Daily Tar Heel featured an article about the History department’s William Sturkey. The article, entitled “UNC history professor William Sturkey aims to empower students to talk about race,” discusses Dr. Sturkey’s teaching and his public facing work … Continued

New Digital History Lab Podcast Episode with Professor Bryant

February 1, 2022

In the latest episode of The Cutting Room Floor, Chad Bryant, Associate Professor of History at UNC – Chapel Hill, tells the story of Jiři Smichovský. Smichovský was an interwar Czechoslovak occultist turned Nazi informant. And then Communist informant. Oh, … Continued