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Prof. Emeritus Don Raleigh Wins Awards

August 27, 2021

Professor Emeritus Don Raleigh received the 2021 recipient of the award for Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. The citation makes clear his impressive achievements. You can … Continued

Prof. Shannon Eaves (PhD ’15) Wins Prestigious Fellowship

July 20, 2021

Shannon Eaves, PhD’ 15 and current Assistant Professor of African American History at the College of Charleston, recently received a prestigious Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). You can read more about Professor Eaves’s … Continued

New Podcast from Matt Andrews

July 14, 2021

Matt Andrews has recently launched his new podcast, “American Sport with Matt Andrews.” Each episode explores the sporting events that have defined our culture and changed the course of American history. It will go beyond the sports page telling of … Continued

Elizabeth Ellis, PhD’15 is Honorable Mention for Cappon Prize

June 23, 2021

Elizabeth Ellis, PhD’ 15 won Honorable Mention for her article “The Natchez War Revisited: Violence, Multinational Settlements, and Indigenous Diplomacy in the Lower Mississippi Valley” published in the William & Mary Quarterly in July 2020. The annual Cappon Prize recognizes … Continued

Letter from the History Department on Hannah-Jones Tenure Case

June 22, 2021

On behalf of the History Department, Chair of the Department Professor Lisa Lindsay sent the following letter to the UNC Board of Trustees regarding the tenure case of Nikole Hannah-Jones. To read the letter in full, please click here.

Prof. King’s Book Wins Award

June 18, 2021

Professor Michelle King’s Culinary Nationalism in Asia (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019), which she edited and contributed a chapter to (“A Cookbook in Search of a Country: Fu Pei-mei and the Conundrum of Chinese Culinary Nationalism”), just won the Association for the … Continued

Prof. Lloyd Kramer’s Reflections For 2021 Graduates

May 26, 2021

During the History Department’s Zoom Recognition Ceremony for Graduating Seniors on May 16, 2021, Professor Lloyd Kramer delivered remarks on behalf of the faculty. His remarks, “The Enduring Value of Historical Education,” affirmed the importance of a historical education and … Continued

DHL Premiers New Podcast: The Cutting Room Floor

May 14, 2021

The Digital History Lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill presents The Cutting Room Floor – incredibly true stories from the past unearthed by historians, told by historians. Each episode features a guest historian who tells a fascinating … Continued