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One strange semester, part 2

May 26, 2020

More impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching.

What is the history behind Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

September 30, 2019

Indigenous Peoples’ Day came about as an alternative to Columbus Day in the late 1980s. It is a holiday that aims to celebrate Native Americans and indigenous populations across the United States.

CSAS director embraces the ‘messiness’ of history

March 5, 2018

Associate professor of history Malinda Maynor Lowery has always felt a deep sense of place—a quality her parents deliberately passed down to her 45 years ago, on the occasion of her birth, when they drove some 100 miles from their home in Durham to the hospital in Lumberton where Lowery was born.