PhD candidate Caroline Newhall was featured in a recent interview with the Daily Tar Heel ahead of her public “Tell about the South” talk next Wednesday, April 17, hosted by the Center for the Study of the American South. In the … Continued
Mark Reeves received the 2019 Graduate Student Paper Prize from the Southeastern Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS), for his paper entitled “A Gilded Cage? Nnamdi Azikiwe’s Pan-Africanism as Governor-General of Nigeria, 1960-1963.” This prize recognizes the best paper from the recent … Continued
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.
UNC-Chapel Hill PhD candidate Lucas Kelley recently published an op-ed in the Knoxville News Sentinel. Using his expertise in early American history, Lucas explained the history of borders and immigration in Tennessee to provide context to ongoing conversations about the United … Continued
Daniela R. P. Weiner, a Religions and Public Life Graduate Fellow and PhD student in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, recently published an article titled ‘Tendentious texts: Holocaust representations andnation-rebuilding in East … Continued
Denmark Vesey’s Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Confederacy, by Ethan J. Kytle (UNC PhD ’04) and Blain Roberts (UNC PhD ’05), was mentioned as one of “17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer” by the New York Times.
Congratulations to three of our doctoral students who won competitive 2018-2019 awards from the College of Arts and Sciences as part of its new initiatives to support graduate education: Aubrey Lauersdorf, a Kenan III Graduate Fellowship; Kirsten Cooper, a Druscilla French … Continued