Andrew J. Torget is a historian of nineteenth-century North America I the UNT history department. A veteran of pioneering work in digital scholarship, he has been a featured speaker at Harvard, Stanford, Rice, Duke, Johns Hopkins, and the Library of Congress.
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Nakia Parker is completing her third year in the history doctoral program at the University of Texas. Her project Trails of Tears and Freedom: Slavery, Migration, and Emancipation in the Southwest Borderlands, 1830-1887 chronicles the lived experiences and migration patterns of enslaved people of African and Black Indian descent in Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw slaveholding communities in Arkansas, Indian Territory, and Texas between the time of Indian Removal to the passage of the Dawes Act of 1887.
William A. Taylor is Assistant Professor of Security Studies at Angelo State University. His project In the Service of Democracy: American Military Service from World War II to the Present will contribute to a chapter in a broader work on American military service from World War II to the present.
Laura Forsberg is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in English at Harvard University. Her project The Victorian Miniature Book shows how the miniature book re-enchants familiar works and transports the reader from the dull world of full-sized reality into an expansive realm of minute possibility.
The UNT Libraries’ Digital Collections (The Portal to Texas History, the UNT Digital Library, and the Gateway to Oklahoma History) recently recorded a milestone of 40 million uses. Part of the Libraries' unique collections, these resources give UNT faculty, staff, and students unprecedented access to some 1.2 million items and 18 million pages of content.
Caitlin Chegwidden is a junior at the University of North Texas majoring in History with a minor in Psychology. She is involved with the center for Leadership and Service on campus and is a member of Delta Gamma Fraternity. She is also the Director of Archives for her chapter.
Ben Davis holds an MFA in photography and is currently working toward his MS-LS in Archival Studies and Imaging Technology at UNT. His project Historic Architecture of Harrison County Texas investigates the social experience of architecture by documenting cultural rituals and events that took place at historic structures in Texas over 150 years ago.
Banned Books Week is September 27-October 3, 2015! UNT Libraries are recognizing Banned Books Week with several programs for the campus and community.