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Wilmington on Fire: Exclusive Screening with Filmmaker Christopher Everett

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This is an encore screening of “Wilmington on Fire,” a film documenting the investigation into the Wilmington Massacre of 1898, the only successful coup in United States history. This time the filmmaker and writer, Christopher Everett, will present the film himself. Everett will also be discussing “Part 2” of “Wilmington on Fire” … Continued

Denisa Jashari wins Distinguished Dissertation Award

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Dr. Denisa Jashari, an assistant professor of history at UNC Greensboro, has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and ProQuest. Bestowed annually since 1982, the award recognizes two recent doctoral recipients from across the country who have already made unusually significant and … Continued

History PhD student wins world bagpipe competition

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[addvideo link=”QUYzgPWVuG8″]   Stuart Marshall is a UNC Greensboro history PhD student who, in 2019, was named a Minerva scholar, the highest recognition a UNCG doctoral or MFA student can receive. Yet when he’s not teaching his course on the early British empire or conducting research on Eastern Cherokee sovereignty … Continued

Virtual Reality brings the past to life at Magnolia House

Combining design, history, and computer science, UNC Greensboro is bringing a piece of important local history to life.   Members of UNCG’s Interior Architecture and Computer Science departments recently teamed up to create a virtual reality (VR) tour of the historic Magnolia House as it would have appeared in the 1950s. … Continued

Books published by College of Arts & Sciences faculty

Over the past year, faculty in UNC Greensboro’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) have published more than 25 books! From poetry to history – textbooks to social commentaries – this range of books represents the breadth and depth of scholarly activity across UNCG’s largest and most diverse academic unit. … Continued

Lisa Levenstein launches podcast on higher education

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Dr. Lisa Levenstein, a professor of history and director of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, has launched a podcast that explores the “untold stories” at college campuses across the country. The biweekly podcast, Collegeland, is co-hosted by Dr. Nan Enstad, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “We were struck by … Continued

Class of 2021: Meet our Tassel-Turner

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During the College of Arts & Sciences Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, Maria Esch led the class of 2021 on stage for the official “Turning of the Tassels.” Turning of the tassels is a long-awaited milestone that signifies the moment when graduates are no longer students, but alumni of … Continued

New book explores feminist activism in the 1990s

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  “Is feminism dead?” That’s the question that Time magazine posed to its readers on a June 1998 cover. The controversial cover story ultimately concluded that the feminist movement had become largely irrelevant in the 1990s. UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Lisa Levenstein refutes that claim with her new book, “They Didn’t … Continued