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Ayanna Legros

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.
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"Uneven Ground: The Foundations of Housing Inequality in Durham" Franklin Gallery Exhibit Opening Monday, October 28, 2019

Uneven Ground: The Foundations of Housing Inequality in Durham, NC


Uneven Ground is a traveling public exhibition by Bull City 150 that tells the story of...

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Veronica Niamba receives Lowell Aptman Prize

History major, Veronica Niamba T'21, received the Lowell Aptman Prize for the paper she wrote in HIST 160S - GTWY SEM: THE GLOBAL SIXTIES.  This course was taught by Ph.D student, Gray Kidd.  

"Veronica hit the ground running,...

Cecilia Marquez

Cecilia Marquez's article “Juan Crow and the Erasure of Blackness in the Latina/o South” is available for open access

The roundtable on the Latino/a South in Labor, which featured Cecilia Marquez, was selected to be open-access.  Her article,“Juan Crow and the Erasure of Blackness in the Latina/o South” is now available online...

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Nicole Barnes awarded the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize

Nicole Barnes, Assistant Professor of History at Duke University, has been awarded the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize for her recent book, Intimate Communities: Wartime Healthcare and he Birth of Modern China, 1937-1945 (University of California Press, 2018). ...

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Nancy MacLean Interviewed on MSNBC's AMJoy

Watch Nancy MacLean's interview on MSNBC's AM Joy with Joy Reid!  The interview aired on Sunday, 9/22/19.  It starts at 16:30 with the clip from Paul Weyrich on not wanting people to vote, and runs about 9 mins.


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Prof. Mestyan co-directs project "La fabrique du Caire moderne"

Prof. Mestyan co-directs with Prof. Mercedes Volait (CNRS) a project on the modern urban history of Cairo, Egypt. “La fabrique du Caire moderne” (Twitter: @...

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Cecilia Marquez co-edits issue of the "Journal of American Ethnic History" and is featured in a roundtable on the Latino/a South in "Labor"

Prof. Cecilia Marquez recently co-edited a special issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History.   She was also featured  in a roundtable on the Latino/a South in Labor,...

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Anderson Hagler published a journal article in "Ethnohistory"

PhD candidate, Anderson Hagler, recently published an article in the journal, Ethnohistory.  The article is titled, "Archival Epistemology: Honor, Sodomy, and Indians in the Eighteenth-Century New Mexico".   You can read the article...