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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

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

Prof. Jim Leloudis Testifies in NC Voter ID Case

April 28, 2021

Professor Jim Leloudis recently testified in a court case challenging North Carolina’s 2018 Voter I.D. Law. The lawsuit, filed by the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, argues the law suppresses Black voters in the state. Professor Leloudis’s testimony was based … Continued

Prof. Sweet Profiled in Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine

April 26, 2021

Professor John Sweet was profiled in the most recent Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine. As an IAH Fellow, Professor Sweet spoke about his First Year Seminar course, “Seeing History in Everyday Places,” and the GIS project they completed. Read the … Continued