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Nancy MacLean

Nancy MacLean invited to Senate hearing on Janus

Nancy MacLean was invited by Senators Whitehouse and Stabenow and the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee to open a hearing entitled “After Janus v. AFSCME: Why Teachers and Workers are Fighting Back Against the Secret Money Campaign to Take Away Their Rights.” You can watch...

William Chafe

Bill Chafe writes op-ed "What happens when dedication to 'civility' is used as a basis for suppressing protest?"

Bill Chaf'e latest op-ed published in the Des Moines Register asks the question, "What happens when dedication to 'civility' is used as a basis for suppressing protest?"  You can read it...

Duke Chapel

The History that Duke Does Not Memorialize

By Laura Edwards

The history of Duke University is inseparable from the rich and conflicted history of the South, particularly the history of North Carolina.  But the campus captures and memorializes just one piece of this past—a piece that fundamentally misrepresents Duke University’s heritage...

Knoll and Guinn

Travis Knoll featured on weekly radio program, The Measure of Everyday Life

Travis Knoll and Andrew Guinn were featured on WNCU's weekly radio program, The Measure of Everyday Life, on June 24, 2018.  Listen here to them discuss their Bass Connections project called "...

Eladio Bobadilla

Eladio Bobadilla writes op-ed on migrant crisis

Eladio Bobadilla published an op-ed in the Durham Herald on the current migrant crisis on the border.  You can read it here.

Nancy MacLean

DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS discussion on Ralph Nader

Prof. Nancy MacLean was welcomed to the Ralph Nader Radio Hour to discuss her book, "Democracy in Chains".  You can listen to the podcast here.

Travis Knoll

The Cost of Opportunity: Standing at the Intersection of the Avenues of Personal and Political

Travis Knoll, History Ph.D., candidate writes about his participation with the Bass Connections Project, "Cost of Opportunity".  You can read his article here.

Hughett

Amanda Hughett wins the Law & Society Association’s Dissertation Prize

The Law & Society Association’s Dissertation Prize is awarded annually for the dissertation that best represents outstanding work in law and society. The 2018 winner is Amanda Hughett, a...

Tim Tyson

Tim Tyson receives the Robert D. Kennedy Book Award for 2018

Tim Tyson, a Duke History Ph.D. and faculty member at Duke's Center for Documentary Studies, has been awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for 2018 for  The Blood of Emmett Till.
Fahad

Fahad Bisara wins the James Willard Hurst Prize

The James Willard Hurst Prize is awarded annually for the best work in sociolegal history - broadly defined - published in the previous year. The 2018 winner of the Hurst Prize is Professor Farhad Bishara, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Virginia, for A Sea of Debt: Law...

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