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Poster for History Weekend at NC State

Apr 5, 2018

Attica Uprising Is Focus of History Weekend

The NC State Department of History hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Heather Thompson as the featured speaker at this year’s History Weekend, April 13-14. 

Tashni-Ann Dubroy

Feb 15, 2018

Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. Her talk is titled “There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses.” 

Mar 9, 2017

History Weekend 2017 to Spotlight Immigration

Explore immigration and global consequences during multiple events at NC State March 31 and April 1. History Weekend 2017, sponsored by NC State’s Department of History and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will examine how demographic and cultural shifts of international migration have shaped both the United States and other countries around the world. 

Feb 6, 2017

5 Questions With Jim Gates, 2017 Diversity Lecture Speaker

Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains why the dichotomy between seeking equity and seeking excellence is false in science and society. Join us for the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture. 

Apr 12, 2016

Colloquium Highlights Secrecy, Intelligence

Researchers who study intelligence often face methodological and conceptual challenges associated with the secret nature of the field. Next week, members of the academic and intelligence communities will come together at NC State to discuss how to overcome those barriers. 

Robert Jones.

Feb 4, 2016

Diversity Lecture to Address ‘Institutional Culture Change in Higher Education’

State University of New York at Albany President Robert J. Jones will deliver the 2016 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17 at NC State University. 

Nov 4, 2015

Lawmakers, political scientists to talk gerrymandering during Holtzman forum

Gerrymandering — the practice of drawing electoral districts to advantage one political party over another — will be the topic of discussion when state lawmakers, political scientists and demographers gather on Nov. 11 for the annual Abe Holtzman Public Policy Forum. 

Feb 2, 2012

Historical Blogging

Think our ancestors didn’t blog? Think again. Although the term blogging and our electronic way of doing it are relatively new, the general concept of disseminating information is not. As part of NC State’s History Weekend on February 17 – 18, 2012, the History Department is sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Robert Darnton, director of the…