Professor Levine Interviewed on the Legacy of Nelson Mandela
December 9, 2013
On December 6, 2013, Professor Roger S. Levine was interviewed by national AP writer Jesse Washington on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, and the lack of similar figures on today's world stage.
A Consuming Conversation, a Cross-Disciplinary Discussion
November 18, 2013
All are invited to hear professors John Willis (history), Jim Peters (philosophy), Sid Brown (religion), and Jeff Thompson (art and art history) discuss the development and implications of modern consumer culture in a cross-disciplinary conversation. This event will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 5:00pm in Convocation Hall.
Jeanne Theoharis will give the 16th Annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women’s History
November 18, 2013
On Thursday, March 27, 2014, Jeanne Theoharis of the City University of New York will give the 16th Annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women's History. Professor Theoharis is the author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Beacon Press, 2013).
History Courses for Learning Objective 4: Exploring the Past and Present Now Available
October 25, 2013
Each year most members of the Department of History offer a section of History 100. Although this class is not elementary or introductory in any sense of the words, most of the students who enroll in the various sections are freshmen.
Two history majors present their research at UNC Asheville
October 2, 2013
History majors Caroline Byrd, C'14 and Nathan Westray, C'13 presented research papers they wrote in Dr. Whitmer's "Monsters, Marvels and Museums" seminar at the ACA-UNCA Undergraduate Research Symposium, September 20-21, 2013.
Winners Announced for Freshman Prize in Historical Writing
September 25, 2013
The Department of History is pleased to announce the winners of the Freshman Prize in Historical Writing for the academic year 2012-2013. The History faculty selected the work of these nine students out of more than 400 freshman students taught by the department last year.