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May 11, 2010

New Dimensions For Old Manuscripts

Apparently, you can teach an old poem new tricks. When an unknown 14th Century poet was writing The Siege of Jerusalem, there is no way he or she could imagine the computer age. They had no way of knowing that seven centuries later the poem would lead to the development of a digital labor of… 

Dec 10, 2009

Hidden Histories

Judy Kertész is co-curator of “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” – a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. 

Nov 5, 2009

Charron Writes Biography

Dr. Katherin Mellen Charron, assistant professor of history, is the author of Freedom’s Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark, which will be published by the University of North Carolina Press this fall. 

Oct 22, 2009

Faculty Work on Kinston Music Trail

College of Design faculty members developed preliminary concepts for a trail showcasing African American music heritage in Kinston, N.C. 

Jul 30, 2009

In Memoriam: Ralph Greenlaw

Dr. Ralph Greenlaw, former head of the Department of History, died July 20 in his home at age 92. 

Jun 3, 2009

Prof Edits Book on Southern Masculinity

Dr. Craig Friend, director of public history, is editor of Southern Masculinity: Perspectives on Manhood in the South Since Reconstruction

Jun 3, 2009

History Lecturer Edits Genocide Book

Nicolas A. Robins, lecturer in history, is lead editor of the book Genocides by the Oppressed: Subaltern Genocide in Theory and Practice. 

May 18, 2009

FYI: Gustke Wins

Nancy Gustke was selected as the university's First Year Inquiry Outstanding Teacher for 2009. 

May 7, 2009

History Professor Wins Fellowship

Dr. Holly Brewer, associate professor of history, was selected for a 2009-10 fellowship at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park.