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“Carrying the Remains: A Boy’s Promise to the Children of Terezin”

February 3, 2015
James Carlson, a composer and professor of music at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, is currently working on a project that combines a concert work with music, theater, dance and visual media to tell the poignant story of Jewish Holocaust survivor Tom Lenda. It's called "Carrying the Remains: A Boy's Promise to the Children of Terezin."

16th annual Anita Goodstein Lecture “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks”

February 28, 2014
Jeanne Theoharis of the City University of New York will give the 16th annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women’s History. Theoharis is the author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Beacon Press, 2013).

Professor Levine Interviewed on the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

December 9, 2013
Professor Levine Interviewed on the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

A Consuming Conversation, a Cross-Disciplinary Discussion

November 18, 2013
This event is part of "Waste-Not" Week hosted by the Green House and the Sustainability Fellows.

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).

Two history majors present their research at UNC Asheville

October 20, 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 essays will be published in a special “Freshman” issue of the department’s undergraduate history journal, The Mountain View.