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Adriane Lentz-Smith wins fellowship at the National Humanities Center

Professor Adriane Lentz-Smith has won a fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year at the National Humanities Center. 

You can read more about the fellowship...

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Epidemics in History: Faculty Reflections on COVID-19

In times of crisis, historians look back in search of answers for the present. What seems to many as the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic appears familiar in historical perspective: humanity confronting the prospect of horrific losses, and a plague testing the social bonds. Epidemics call upon...

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Gunther Peck in Duke Today

Professor Gunther Peck is quoted in Duke Today on the results of Tuesday's primary.

Anne Firor Scott Award 2020


The Anne Firor Scott Award is given to help students (undergraduates planning to take the History Senior Honors Seminar and graduates working on seminar projects or dissertations) engaged in research in women's history to spend time in archives and resource centers where they...

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Professor Miller's "The Russian Revolutionary Emigres, 1825-1870" reissued after more than three decades

Johns Hopkins Press—with a grant from the NEH/Mellon Foundation Humanities Open Book program to reissue classics in some fields—has just brought out a brand-new edition of ...

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Kidd Publishes in Pernambuco’s CLIO

Ph.D. candidate Gray F. Kidd recently published an article in CLIO: Revista de Pesquisa Histórica, a journal produced by the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) since 1977. Kidd’s article, titled “Neither War nor Peddlers: Unraveling 180 Years of...


Mohammed Ali placed a journal article in Rhizomes

Graduate student Mohammed Ali recently got an article accepted to the journal Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge. The article is titled "Ethical Archetypes in Environmental Histories" and analyzes the different tropes environmental historians...

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Ayanna Legros Receives Emerging Scholars Award and NSF Travel Grant

Graduate student, Ayanna Legros was awarded the Emerging Scholars Award by the Haitian Studies Association and was granted an NSF travel grant from the Society for the History of Technology.