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Dr. Genna Rae McNeil in The Road to Brown

June 11, 2024

At the Passmore Center, members of the Hillsborough community gathered to view the 1990 documentary titled The Road to Brown. The documentary discussed the landmark Civil Rights case Brown v. Board of Education, but focused specifically on Charles Hamilton Houston, … Read more

DuVal in Time Magazine

April 11, 2024

Our very own Dr. Kathleen DuVal wrote a compelling piece in Time Magazine discussing ongoing efforts by indigenous groups in the United States to reclaim artifacts currently held in museums across the country – as an increasing number of institutions have taken … Read more

UNC PhD Eaves Earns Tenure, Publishes Book

April 10, 2024

We want to extend our warmest congratulations to Dr. Shannon Eaves, who graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with her PhD in History in 2015, for earning tenure and promotion to the position of Associate Professor at the College of Charleston! Eaves … Read more

Dr. Kathleen DuVal in The Atlantic

April 3, 2024

An excerpt of Dr. Kathleen DuVal’s recently published book, Native Nations (2024), was published in The Atlantic. Here, please read Dr. DuVal’s article on Native North Americans’ economic, political, and social innovations during the Little Ice Age. Later this month, … Read more

Summer 2024 Registration is now open!

March 21, 2024

Undergraduate students can now register for courses for Summer 2024! The UNC History Department is offering remote and in-person options for both summer sessions on courses covering everything from modern Europe to the Russian Revolution, from Native North America to … Read more

UNC PhD Honored with Top Teaching Award

February 22, 2024

Dr. Anna Krome-Lukens, an alumna of the UNC History Department’s PhD Program who has returned to the campus to teach in the Department of Public Policy, was recently awarded the 2024 Chapman Family Teaching Award. Selected as one of 25 … Read more

Dr. Morgan Pitelka’s Newest Book Receives Honors

February 19, 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan Pitelka, whose 2022 book, Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan (Cambridge University Press), was recently honored by the International Convention of Asia Scholars as one of the ten best Asian studies books … Read more

Starred Review of DuVal’s Upcoming Book in Publishers’ Weekly

December 21, 2023

Dr. Kathleen DuVal’s latest book, Native Nations: A Millenium in North America, set for release in April 2024, received a starred review in Publishers’ Weekly. Beginning with the millenium-long histories of sixteenth-century Native American societies, DuVal contextualizes early encounters between … Read more

Larres Analyzes 2023 EU-China Summit

December 9, 2023

Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor in History Klaus Larres, a noted expert in international affairs and global diplomacy, has just published a short article on the 2023 EU-China Summit. The Summit was just held in Beijing and was the first … Read more