History

Oct 19, 2017

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.

Oct 9, 2017

Meet Our 2017-18 Dean’s Scholars

Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to introduce the latest recipients of the Dean's Scholar Award.

Sep 25, 2017  |  NC State News

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. 

Sep 20, 2017  |  NC State News

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.

Aug 26, 2017  |  WRAL-TV

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.

Aug 22, 2017  |  WUNC-FM

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."  

Aug 8, 2017

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.

Jul 27, 2017  |  RadioWest

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.

Jul 17, 2017  |  Good Education

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.

May 10, 2017

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.