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.
NC State’s Virtual MLK Project Headed to Smithsonian
NC State's innovative Virtual Martin Luther King (vMLK) Project will be on display next month at the Smithsonian as part of a new festival highlighting innovative research.
Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC
Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.
Take a Tour of the NC Capitol’s Confederate Monuments
NC State Professor of History Susanna Lee provides a closer look at the North Carolina Capitol's Confederate memorials and the context that accompanied their public unveilings.
Hat Queens With Attitude Reign In ‘Crowns,’ A Gospel Musical
NC State historian Blair Kelley discusses the significance of African American women's hats during this preview of the gospel musical "Crown."
Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.
The True Story of Dunkirk
After the fall of France in 1940, nearly 340,000 allied troops were stranded at the French port of Dunkirk as the German military closed in. Churchill called what happened next a “miracle of deliverance.” NC State historian Matthew Booker discusses the true story of Dunkirk.
Profs Turn Classroom Into a Study About Best Way to Fight Fake News
NC State psychology and history professors try a multidisciplinary attack on pseudo-science to boost critical thinking skills.
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates
Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.