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UNC History Members participate in upcoming USS Conference

February 28, 2023

From March 15-18, UNC will host a conference with the “Universities Studying Slavery”, a group of more than 100 institutions committed to critical reexaminations of their own past with regards to enslavement in the United States. The conference, organized by … Continued

Digital History Lab Podcast: The Past Presented

February 9, 2023

UNC History Department’s Digital History Lab is very excited to announce the first episode in their new podcast, “The Past Presented.” The podcast aims to examine the tools, techniques, and technologies that historians use to study the past through interviews … Continued

Sweet & Lindsay win Book and Article Prizes

February 2, 2023

Congratulations to John Sweet, whose book, The Sewing Girl’s Tale, has been selected as the Journal of the American Revolution’s 2022 Book-of-the-Year. You can find out more about Dr. Sweet’s book at his website or purchase it here. Building on this success, … Continued

Tsin named Distinguished Term Professor

December 2, 2022

At the November 2022 UNC Board of Trustees meeting, seven faculty members were appointed to distinguished professorships. We’re very honored to have one of these appointees, Michael Tsin, in the History Department! Dr. Tsin was named Earl N. Philips Jr. … Continued

Chad Bryant wins Radomír Luža Prize

November 29, 2022

Chad Bryant was a co-winner of the Radomír Luža Prize for his book, Prague: Belonging and the Modern City (Harvard University Press, 2021). This biennial prize is awarded by American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance and Center … Continued