Meredith McCoy inducted into UNC honor society

April 20, 2017

Congratulations to AMST Ph.D. student Meredith McCoy, who was recently inducted into UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Graduate and Professional Student Honor Society. FPG GPS HS recognizes outstanding service provided to the University and community by graduate and professional students enrolled … Continued

Dan Cobb Awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair

April 20, 2017

Professor Dan Cobb has been awarded the Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies at the University of Helsinki in Finland. He will be spending the 2017-2018 academic year affiliated with the North American Studies Program within the Department of World Cultures. … Continued

AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, Receives GEAB Impact Award

February 3, 2017

Congratulations to AMST Student, Elijah Gaddis, who received the GEAB Impact Award for his work on digital community history projects “Digital Loray,” and “Locating Lynching.” Read more here.

Community Histories Workshop Gears Up for Rocky Mount Project

December 15, 2016

The Community Histories Workshop, recently founded within the Digital Innovation Lab by Bobby Allen, Seth Kotch, and Elijah Gaddis, received a $30,000 grant from Capitol Broadcasting Corporation this summer to explore how community-based memories and stories, multi-media archival materials, architectural space, … Continued