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Fitzhugh Brundage sits backward on a chair, leaning on the backrest, in Epilogue Books. Shelves and displays of books fill the background.

Southern history revisited

A groundbreaking volume weaves a new narrative of the South from its ancient past to the present, drawing on top scholars’ work in global and Atlantic world history, histories of … Read more

Spring 2023

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Fill your bookshelf: More reads by College faculty and alumni

In addition to our Chapter & Verse feature, enjoy more books in the spring 2023 issue. Read the monthly “Bookmark This” feature by searching those terms on the College website. … Read more

Spring 2023

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Feed your reading habit: More books by College faculty and alumni

Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom (West Virginia University Press) by Kelly A. Hogan and Viji Sathy, UNC professors and associate deans in the Office of … Read more

Fall 2022

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Many universes, one story

What came before the Big Bang, and what exists outside of the universe it created? UNC cosmologist Laura Mersini-Houghton’s new book explores her journey in pushing boundaries. Do you ever … Read more

Fall 2022

Lookin Off Place Bluff Mountain Ashe County

Places in My Heart

North Carolina, the Old North State, is an ocean wave breaking, a fiddler sawing away in the mountain night, a hundred Ayrshire milk cows lowing in a Piedmont dawn, the … Read more

Spring 2022

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Grab a cup of coffee or tea: Enjoy new books from College faculty, alumni

Romare Bearden in the Homeland of His Imagination: An Artist’s Reckoning with the South (UNC Press, May 2022) by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore (Ph.D. history ’92), professor of history emerita at … Read more

Spring 2022

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Expand your bookshelf: More books by College faculty and alumni

North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky (UNC Press, October 2021) By Bland Simpson ’73, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing, with photographs by Ann Cary Simpson, Scott Taylor … Read more

Fall 2021

Claude Clegg, dressed in a suit, sits at his desk and smiles at the camera with a computer screen in the background with a picture of his Obama book cover.

Writing history in real time

On Election Night 2008, Claude Clegg, eyes glued to cable news, was chatting with a relative on the phone in the moments before Democratic nominee Barack Obama was announced the … Read more

Fall 2021

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A seat at the Round Table

It’s a familiar setting: a bell tower, a cemetery — and just off campus, a castle that’s home to a secret society and its own legends. The glow of magic … Read more

Spring 2021

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Read more books: Additional offerings by College faculty and alumni

I Am a Man: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1970 (University Press of Mississippi, February 2021) by William R. Ferris, the Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History Emeritus … Read more

Spring 2021