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PhD Candidate Alyssa Bowen: We Need an Academic New Deal

June 10, 2020

PhD Candidate Alyssa Bowen co-wrote an insightful article for The Nation with William Horne, entitled “We Need an Academic New Deal.” In this thoughtful and timely article, Bowen and Horne analyze the current crisis facing higher education and state demands to … Continued

Prof. Malinda Maynor Lowery Featured on WUNC

April 22, 2020

Our very own Malinda Maynor Lowery, Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Study of the American South, was recently featured on WUNC’s The State of Things, hosted by Frank Stasio. She discusses Henry Berry Lowrie and the … Continued

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 HIST 398 Undergraduate Seminars

March 11, 2020

Fall 2020 “Global Cities and Boom Towns” – Professor Chad Bryant “Monuments, Commemoration, and Memory” – Professor Fitz Brundage  “Leisure Time and the Making of Modern America” – Professor Jerma Jackson “Life and Times of Che Guevara” – Professor Miguel … Continued

Dr. King Awarded Prize by the Journal of Women’s History

March 6, 2020

Dr. Michelle King’s article “Margaret Sanger in Translation: Gender, Class, and Birth Control in 1920s China” was awarded the bi-annual “best article” prize by the Journal of Women’s History for the period 2017-2018. The announcement came out yesterday. You can see … Continued

Prof. Sturkey’s Lecture Featured on C-SPAN

February 25, 2020

C-SPAN has released a broadcast of Prof. William Sturkey’s lecture entitled “Expanding Rights in the 1960s and ’70s.” The lecture, which was part of Dr. Sturkey’s course on American History since 1865, looks at women’s liberation and the gay rights … Continued

Prof. Turk’s Course on Women at UNC Featured in the DTH

January 24, 2020

Prof. Katherine Turk’s HIST179H course entitled “Women in the History of UNC-Chapel Hill,” was recently featured in the Daily Tar Heel. Prof. Turk’s course explores the history of women’s experiences at UNC since its founding. Students in the class engage in hands-on … Continued