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Bookmark This

May 6, 2022

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Prague: Belonging in the Modern City” (Harvard University Press) by Chad Bryant, associate professor of history.

A monumental visual history

March 14, 2022

Researchers working on a digital archive mark a major milestone by documenting over 1,000 historical monuments in all 100 North Carolina counties, painting a picture of the changing landscape of the state through physical objects.

Black history viewed through fast-food lens

February 21, 2022

Marcia Chatelain, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America,” makes eye-opening connections during the 2022 African American History Month Lecture.

Lloyd Kramer: History is always complicated

October 29, 2021

This year’s Jefferson Award winner emphasized Jefferson’s ideals of expanding knowledge, fostering diverse ideas and defending democracy, rather than his contradictions and his racist flaws.

Professor McNeil’s curve

May 26, 2021

History professor Genna Rae McNeil will retire soon, leaving a legacy of scholarship, influential teaching, respectful discourse, advocacy for equality and, above all, students who go on to do great things.

Bookmark This

March 5, 2021

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. In honor of Women’s History Month, this month’s featured book: “The Oxford Handbook of Gender, War, and the Western World Since 1600,” edited by Karen Hagemann.