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

Sarah Shields Inducted into the Frank Porter Graham Society

March 29, 2019

Sarah Shields has been chosen for membership in the Frank Porter Graham Honor Society. FPGHS recognizes outstanding service provided to the University and community by graduate and professional students enrolled at UNC at Chapel Hill, as well as faculty and … Continued

William Sturkey’s Book Reviewed in the New York Times

March 29, 2019

William Sturkey’s recent publication, Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White (Harvard University Press, 2019), is the subject of a review by Jennifer Szalai in the New York Times. Slazai praises Prof. Sturkey’s “cleareyed and meticulous book” for his ability to balance “the … Continued

William Ferris Interviewed by Bomb Magazine

March 29, 2019

William Ferris has been featured in an interview in Bomb regarding his 2018 Grammy award-winning collection Voices of Mississippi. In this interview, Ferris reflects upon his career as a documentarian of the American South. Read the interview here.

Liz Lundeen Receives UNC Graduate School’s Impact Award

March 8, 2019

Liz Lundeen received the UNC Graduate School’s Impact Award, an annual honor for graduate students whose research “contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina.” Congratulations, Liz! Read more about her research and the award here.