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The Harper’s Ferry Five: Tracing the Roots of John Brown’s Actual Plan for 1859, and the Southern Black Freedom Fighters who Joined Him

A Talk by Peter H. Wood Emeritus Professor of History, Duke University   Tuesday, 2/21: Hayti Community Center                         DURHAM at 7 PM Wednesday, 2/22: Shaw Auditorium at Fayettevelle State Univ.                         FAYETTEVILLE at 2 PM Thursday...

Book Talk: Sydney Nathans, Author of "A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland" (2017)

Professor Emeritus Syd Nathans will be discussing his new book on Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. in the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room in Rubenstein Library.

Read more here.

Ashley Rose Young Curates Photography Exhibit on Street Food Culture

Ashley Rose Young curated To Market, to Market! Urban Street Food Culture Around the Globe, a photography exhibit that explores street foods, food markets, and the people who provision urban communities across the globe with fresh and prepared foods.

Young captured these images...

Ashley Rose Young Co-authors Essay in Food and Museums

Ashley Rose Young co-authored an essay with Jennifer Jacqueline Stratton entitled, "Terroir Tapestries: An Interactive Consumption Project."

Young and Stratton were co-directors of the Subnature and Culinary Culture Project at Duke University. The Subnature Project examined...

Global Ottoman: The Cairo-Istanbul Axis

Professor Adam Mestyan has an article published on the Global Urban History blog.

You can read the article here.

Learning the Right Lessons: How the Dems Lost North Carolina

An article, published by Prof. Gunther Peck, analyzing how and why Hillary Clinton lost in North Carolina and how progressives can build a bigger more enduring majority.



During PBS’ AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Great War” session at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, CA on Monday, January 16, 2017, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg, military historian and author Edward A. Gutierrez, producer Stephen Ives, author and Duke...

Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff

Professor Balleisen's new book, "Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff," has been published by Princeton University Press.

Ashley Rose Young Co-Curates Advertising Exhibit

Ashley Rose Young, the graduate intern for the Hartman Center for Sales, Marketing & Advertising History, co-curated Agencies Prefer Men!”: The Women of Madison Avenue. The exhibit runs through March 17, 2017...