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In partnership with the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, Wake Forest University Interdisciplinary Arts Center, and the Wake Forest University Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the History Department is proud to present a guest ... Read more...
Check out the History department's very own Dr. Stephanie Koscak speaking with CBS46 Atlanta about racism and "The Firm" following Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah.  ... Read more...
Attention History students! We have updated a few of our submission deadlines for Honors Papers and Paper Prizes. The new submission deadline for Honors papers and Paper Prizes are April 22nd and April 23rd, respectively. ... Read more...
The History Department is thrilled to share our very own Dr. Penny Sinanoglou won the 2020 Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) Best First Book Award for her book "Partitioning Palestine: British Policymaking at the End of an Empire."
Congratulations Dr. Sinanoglou!
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Congratulations are in order for our very own Dr. Stephanie Koscak! Professor Koscak has been awarded the prestigious Reid Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching. We are thrilled to celebrate her commitment to student excellence, her skill at designing and implementing new and innovative classroom activities, and her ability to create a welcoming and yet rigorous space for intellectual encounters. Congrats Stephanie!... Read more...
Our very own History Professor Mir Yarfitz discusses his recent book and current immigration issues in the Read more...
The History Department would like to wish a hearty congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 Paper Prize Winners! Olivia Thonson and Alice Hauser for the David W. Hadley Prize for Historical Writing for the 100 Level and First Year Students Amanda Wilcox for the Stephen Vella Prize for Excellence in Writing
Rebecca Parsons for the Richard Worden Griffin Research Prize in Asian, African, or Latin American History Julia Mroz for the Forrest W. Clont... Read more...
Hearty congratulations to Dr. Penny Sinanoglou (left) and Dr. Mir Yarfitz (right) who have officially been granted tenure at Wake Forest University and have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2019!   This celebratory picture was taken with Department Chair, Dr. Monique O'Connell (center).... Read more...