History

Jan 27, 2018 | WBUR-FM

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.

Jan 16, 2018

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.

Dec 26, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

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.

Dec 12, 2017

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.

Dec 11, 2017 | The New Arab

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.

Nov 26, 2017 | Washington Post

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.

Nov 1, 2017 | Archaeological Field Technician, William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research

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.

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.