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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...

Anne Firor Scott Award 2019

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 can use original...

Cameron Wu writes article about the importance for GSF studies as an undergrad

Cameron Wu, a Duke undergraduate, recently wrote an article for The Muse about the importance for Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies as an undergraduate.  She is currently enrolled in Prof. Laura Edward's HIST 299 Women and Popular Culture.  You...

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Lucian Li, History major, featured in blog

Lucian Li, a history and computer science double major, is featured in the Duke Research blog.  Read more here.

History minor, Gabrielle Stewart, named Rhodes Scholar

History minor, Gabrielle Stewart, named Rhodes Scholar

Gabrielle Stewart, a classical languages major, history minor and Benjamin N. Duke Scholar has been named a Rhodes Scholar.  Read more about Gabrielle here.

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Elizabeth Barahona invited to present paper

Elizabeth Barahona invited to present paper

Elizabeth Barahona’s paper, "The Long History of Latinx Students at Duke 1929-2017,” has been accepted for presentation at the Phi Alpha Theta 2018 Biennial Convention in New Orleans on January 3-6, 2018.  Elizabeth is a senior History Major who wrote this paper as part of her honors thesis...

Duke History Union: Nazism, Nationalism, and Populism, OCT. 25 @ 7 PM

Duke History Union: Nazism, Nationalism, and Populism, OCT. 25 @ 7 PM

Duke’s very own Dr. James Chappel will be dazzling the History Union with an enlightening talk on the origins and rise of nationalism and populism in Europe during the 1920s and 30s, while also relating these “old” ideologies to their surprising modern resurrection.

Don’t miss out on this...

History students sweep 2017 Library Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Lowell Aptman Prize for first and second year students: 

McKenzie Cook, “World War I and the London Theatre”, written for History 186S:  Living through the Great War (spring 2017); faculty mentor Kristin Neuschel


History Major Jack Harrington wins Lowell Aptman Prize

Jack Harrington been awarded the Lowell Aptman Prize for Duke Undergraduate 3rd and 4th year researchers.  Jack's essay, "In The Empire’s Back-Yard: The Radicalization of Public Opinion In Ireland and its Impact on the Anglo-Irish War...

McKenzie Cook wins Lowell Aptman Prize

McKenzie Cook won the Lowell Aptman Prize for her research essay "World War I and the London Theater," which she wrote as a sophomore in Prof. Kristen Neuschel's seminar, "Living Through the Great War." The essay considers literature...