Bill Ferris Wins Two Grammy Awards

February 14, 2019

William Ferris, the Joel R. Williamson eminent professor emeritus of history, won two Grammy Awards last Sunday in Los Angeles. His box set “Voices of Mississippi” won best historical album and best album notes. The four-disc set features dozens of … Continued

Dr. Lloyd Kramer is awarded the 2018 Johnson Prize

December 31, 2018

Dr. Lloyd Kramer is the 2018 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow. Click here to read more about this prize and Dr. Kramer’s involvement in the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.

Bill Ferris: Grammy Nominee

December 12, 2018

Congratulations to Bill Ferris, whose Voices from Mississippi album has been nominated for 2019 Grammy awards for best historical album and best album notes.  Kudos Bill!

Lisa Lindsay receives 2018 Herskovits Prize

December 3, 2018

Congratulations to Lisa Lindsay, who received the 2018 Herskovits Prize last night for Atlantic Bonds.  The prize is awarded annually by the African Studies Association for the most important scholarly work in African studies.

William Sturkey – Recipient of the UNC Diversity Award

July 13, 2018

William Sturkey is one of only two recipients in the Faculty Category among a faculty of 3,500+ to receive the UNC Diversity Award.  The Diversity Award recognizes significant contribution, time and effort of Carolina community members towards advancing an inclusive … Continued

Guggenheim Fellowship awarded to Dr. Kathleen DuVal

July 12, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Kathleen DuVal has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. As a Guggenheim Fellow, she will be writing a book on American Indian dominance in the centuries before 1850. She continues the tradition of UNC … Continued

Matt Andrews goes 2 for 2

May 13, 2018

Matt Andrews goes 2 for 2 in The Daily Tar Heel “Best” Categories. UNC students named his course “History of the Olympics” (HIST 220) the Best UNC Class and Dr. Andrews was named Best Professor. Read more about his thoughts … Continued