Historia Nova: The Duke Historical Review


Historia Nova features exceptional historical analysis from undergraduate students at Duke University and at institutions from across the United States and around the world, with the ultimate mission of showing that history is innovative, history is new, and history is ours, as our name would suggest.

Historia Nova is an undertaking by undergraduate students at Duke University. Duke University is not responsible for its contents.

For inquiries, please email dukehistorianova@gmail.com.



Winter 2024

Duke Chapel through trees, Journal Cover
In This Issue

Preface (James Chappel, PhD)

Letter from the Editors (Jacob Margolis)

Enslaved Women in Flight: Analyzing Female Slave Flight through Fugitive Slave Advertisements (Jiewei Li, Duke University)

The Soviet Memorialization of Babi Yar 1941-1976 (Sophie Sacilotto, University of Victoria)

Historical Perspectives on the Langley Landscape, 1824-1920 (Stefano Buckley, University of Victoria)

A comparison of how Richard Wright, Frantz Fanon and W.E.B. Du Bois challenged racial domination, in relation to their philosophical and psychological influences, 1945-1963 (Austin Steele, University of Cambridge)


Spring 2023

Duke Chapel Stained Glass