Professor Genna Rae McNeil will retire from the department this semester. You can read about Dr. McNeil’s remarkable career in the Daily Tar Heel.
Author Archives: Craig Gill
The Department of History strongly condemns racist violence, intimidation, and discrimination in all forms, including those against Asians and Americans of Asian descent, with whom we stand in solidarity. On March 16, 2021, a white gunman killed eight people—six of … Continued
Read about the inner workings of UNC Library’s “On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance” – a project that uses text mining and machine learning to identify racist language in legal documents. The History Department’s Dr. William Sturkey … Continued
Contingent Magazine recently included Rachel Hynson’s Laboring for the State: Women, Family, and Work in Revolutionary Cuba, 1959-1971 on its list of recommended history books by first authors. Hynson (UNC PhD, 2014) is currently Director of the Creating Connections Consortium in Middlebury, Vermont. A … Continued