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Dr. Tsin to Lead UNC Phillips Summer in Shanghai

November 10, 2019

The Phillips Ambassadors Program has teamed with Study Abroad and History to create a hybrid faculty-led study abroad program: UNC Phillips Summer in Shanghai. Participants will take “China in the World” (counts as HIST 282 or ASIA 282) from UNC’s … Continued

Max Conley Awarded Frank Ryan Chancellor’s Prize

May 15, 2019

Max Conley, Class of 2019 History major, was recently awarded the Frank Ryan Chancellor’s Prize in History for best Senior Honors Thesis. Read more about the Frank Ryan Prize here. Congratulations, Max!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

May 14, 2019

On May 11, 2019, the Department of History held its annual graduation ceremony in Hamilton Hall. The faculty commencement address was by William Sturkey (Assistant Professor) and the guest speaker was Bailey White, a class of 2016 History major graduate … Continued

Congratulation to Cemil Aydin!

April 24, 2019

Cemil Aydin’s The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History has been long-listed (that is, in the top 10) for the 2019 International Convention of Asia Scholars Book Prize in Social Sciences. Additionally, his book on the Political History … Continued

Dr. Brundage: Pulitzer Prize Finalist

April 17, 2019

Fitz Brundage was recently named a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History, for his 2018 publication Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press). The prize committee described Dr. Brundage’s work as “a morally engaging investigation of torture … Continued