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Prof. Nancy MacLean - Conference on Second-Wave Feminism in the US

Prof. Nancy MacLean will deliver the keynote address at the Conference on Second-Wave Feminism in the US on Friday, March 31, 2017.

For more information, please visit http://sharingourstories2017.org/

Farren Yero was awarded the Marie L. and William R. Hartland Fellowship

Farren Yero was awarded the Marie L. and William R. Hartland Fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library to continue research on her dissertation, "Brazo-a-Brazo: Humanitarian Medicine and the Preservation of Empire, 1767-1841." 

At the JCB, she will build on her research from...

Prof. Ed Balleisen's book, FRAUD: AN AMERICAN HISTORY FROM BARNUM TO MADOFF

This week’s episode of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour includes a thirty-minute discussion of Prof. Ed Balleisen's book, FRAUD: AN AMERICAN HISTORY FROM BARNUM TO MADOFF.

If you’d like to listen to the conversation, the podcast version is available at: ...

Prof. Claudia Koonz Interviewd in The Star

Prof. Claudia was recently interviewed for an article in thestar.com.

You can read the article here https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/...

Urban History and Theory Reading Group

Wednesday evening marked the first meeting of the newly-formed Urban History and Theory Reading Group. Thirteen graduate students and faculty from the History Department met over wine and snacks to talk about the influence of urban theory on their research and the field of history more broadly...

Travis Knoll Publishes Op-Ed

Travis Knoll's, History PhD student, recent publication, "Voting Yes In Duke University’s Union Struggle, a Microcosm of our Political Age", can be found here

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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...

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