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Spring 19 Undergraduate Office Hours for Drop/Add


The Director of Undergraduate Studies office will hold office hours during drop/add to assist you with any questions or concerns you...

Adam Mestyan

Adam Mestyan writes blog post in The Beehive

Prof. Adam Mestyan recently wrote a casual blog post about a small historical riddle in the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society.  You can read his post here.


James Chappel publishes article on feminism in the Boston Review

James Chappel very recently published an article titled, "Ageing into Feminism".  You can read the article here.

Laurent Dubois shares his experience as a New Directions Fellow

Laurent Dubois talks about his experience as a New Directions fellow and exploring the history of he banjo in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation blog.

Fahad Bishara

Third Book Prize for Fahad Bishara

Fahad Bishara, former PhD student in the department of history, has now won three book prizes for ...

What I Did This Summer?

A handful of graduate students received funding from the history department for summer research.  Below are reports on their experience!


Garrett McKinnon

The summer research grant from the History Department at Duke University helped reduce the cost of travel...

Nancy MacLean

Nancy MacLean's Op-Ed in "The Guardian"

Democrats were once invisible in state politics.  Those days are over....

You can read Nancy MacLean's latest op-ed here.

Julius Scott

Julius Scott's "The Common Wind" to be published November 2018

History Ph.D. graduate, Julius Scott's book The Common Wind will be in publication in late November by Verso Press.  The Chronicle of Higher Education wrote a short piece on how his book came to published.  You can read it...

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Kidd Joins Brazilianist Histories in Interpreting Election of Jair Bolsonaro

"Brazilianists Colin Snider, Courtney J. Campbell, and Gray F. Kidd joined Steven Hyland on Historias, the podcast for the Southeast Council for Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), to discuss the trajectory of...