History Department COVID-19 Updates: Summer Advising and Declaring Major/Minor
   May 8, 2020
As we monitor novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we are committed to ensuring that all students can fulfill their academic requirements as planned and to supporting students, faculty and staff in this process. We will update this information as the situation evolves.

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The Great Debate
#JoinTheConversation
   March 11, 2020

The inaugural Forty-Niner Speaker Series on March 18 at 7:30 PM (free food). The series is sponsored by the UNCC students. The title is "Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana in North Carolina." A poll of the audience will be taken before and after the discussion to gauge their perception of the topic. There will be a Q and A.

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The Brazilian Amazon and Global Warring
The Forgotten Story of the World War II Rubber Campaign
   March 11, 2020

Hear Dr.Seth Garfield on Monday, March 23, 2020, in Rowe 130 at UNC Charlotte. Dr. Seth Garfield is a professor of Latin American history. He is the author of Indigenous Struggle at the Heart of Brazil: State Policy, Frontier Expansion, and the Xavante Indians, 1937-1988 (Duke University Press, 2001), and In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region (Duke University Press, 2013).

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Podcast "Historias" in Spanish
Historias 74 – Oscar de la Torre sobre la Amazonía negra
   February 5, 2020

Comenzamos el primer podcast de Historias en español con una entrevista al historiador especialista en historia brasileña Oscar de la Torre...

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PROFESSOR RECEIVES PRIZE FOR ‘BEST BOOK IN MODERN FRENCH HISTORY’
A book by UNC Charlotte History professor Christine Haynes
   January 28, 2020

A book by UNC Charlotte History professor Christine Haynes has been chosen the best in modern French history (post 1815) over the previous two years, receiving the inaugural Weber Book Prize from the UCLA Department of History.

The Eugen Weber Book Prize in French History is a biennial prize that is named for the eminent French historian Eugen Weber (1925-2007) and includes a cash award of $15,000. The prize was announced at the American Historical Association annual meeting in January in New York City. Haynes will receive the award formally in May when she delivers a talk at UCLA...

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Black Freethinkers: A History of African-American Secularism - Christopher Cameron
   September 19, 2019

See my new book, available from Northwestern University Press. http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/content/black-freethinkers

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Welcome Dr. Kristina Shull!
   August 26, 2019

The History Department is pleased to announce the hire of Dr. Kristina Shull, who will join our faculty in August 2020 following the completion of a post-doctoral appointment at Harvard University.  Kristina Shull is a public historian and interdisciplinary scholar specializing in race, foreign relations, immigration control, and prison privatization in the modern United States. She received her Ph.D. in History from UC Irvine. Her book manuscript, Invisible Bodies: Immigration Crisis and Private Prisons Since the Reagan Era, explores the concurrent rise of immigration detention and prison...

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AMBIGUOUS TRANSITIONS Gender, the State, and Everyday Life in Socialist and Postsocialist Romania - Jill Massino
   October 31, 2018

See my new book, available from Berghahn Books:

 

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Historian’s work focuses on World War II and the power of mobilization
   October 7, 2016

Historian Mark Wilson studies the business and politics of the American industrial mobilization for World War II in the new book “Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II.”

Wilson spent 10 years researching the archives of companies that made weapons for the war as well as military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing Aircraft and Manufacturing, Ford Motor and DuPont U.S.

“The book offers an account of how the U.S. mobilized the economy to make supplies for the Allies to win World War II. It’s also a study of...

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