Belize Study Offers Blueprint for Community-Based Public History Research
A new paper on fieldwork in rural Belize serves as a case study for both developing site-specific cultural and historical exhibits and training a new generation of public history scholars.
A Look at Dunkirk: The Movie and the History
NPR's Boston affiliate WBUR invited NC State historian Matthew Booker, New York Times writer Cara Buckley and Case Western historian John Broich to discuss Dunkirk — the film and the real life heroic mission.
Student Contest: Spend a Day With the Dean
Wanted: A Humanities and Social Sciences student with a busy schedule and a sense of adventure. Enter this contest to spend a day side by side with your dean, Jeff Braden. Show him your world, and learn about his.
Big Labor Sees Growth Potential in California’s Marijuana Fields
NC State labor history professor David Zonderman says thousands of legal marijuana workers could reinvigorate union membership.
Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017
It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.
Lebanese Expats Can Now Vote From Abroad, So What’s Stopping Them?
Lebanese citizens living abroad can now vote in the country's parliamentary elections, but the response so far has been mixed. Akram Khater, director of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at NC State, provides perspective.
How The U.S. Aided Robert Mugabe’s Rise
In this Washington Post op ed, NC State historian Nancy Mitchell says Cold War politics empowered democracy — and dictatorship.
CJ Idol (History, Religious Studies ’12)
Alumnus CJ Idol says his NC State Humanities and Social Sciences degree gave him the confidence to explore the multidisciplinary field of archaeogaming.
Class Trip Explores People’s History of Civil Rights
History comes alive for students in NC State’s popular History and Memory course. Professor Katherine Mellen Charron recounts lessons learned on a recent class trip to historic sites in the ongoing struggle for African-American civil rights in North Carolina.
Meet Our 2017-18 Dean’s Scholars
Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to introduce the latest recipients of the Dean's Scholar Award.