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August 26, 2019

Kaplan-Bruer Lecture: ‘How Biblical Poetry Works,’ Jacqueline Vayntrub

What makes the poetry of the Bible different from other ancient poetic traditions? Placed in its ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean context, Jacqueline Vayntrub highlights the unique characteristics of biblical poetry and shows how novices and experts alike can appreciate the beauty and insights of these texts. Jacqueline Vayntrub is assistant professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School and affiliated faculty in Judaic Studies at Yale University. She is the author of Beyond Orality: Biblical Poetry on its Own Terms (Routledge,…

Start: August 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: August 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Hill Hall Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.1039
Address:
145 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 11, 2019

Christiane Lemke: Lecture on Fall of the Berlin Wall

Christiane Lemke is professor of political science and director of international relations and European studies in the Institute of Political Science at Leibniz University Hannover. From 2010-14, she held the Max Weber Chair at New York University. Professor Lemke received her Ph.D. from the faculty of philosophy and social sciences at the Free University in Berlin and went on to earn her Habilitation Venia legendi in political science from the same institution. She has been a visiting scholar at a…

Start: September 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 12, 2019

Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize Winner Presentation

Stefanie M. Woodard, the 2019 winner of the Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students in Central European History, will present her paper, “‘Feeling German:’ Migration and Ethnic Identity in a Cold War Borderland.” In recognition of the longstanding commitment to graduate education of Konrad H. Jarausch, who is the Lurcy Professor of European Civilization in the history department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize serves to celebrate and cultivate outstanding…

Start: September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 13, 2019

TAM Friday Lecture Series: Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde was born in the Netherlands, where he gained his master’s degree and Ph.D. in political science at Leiden University, under the supervision of the late Peter Mair. Before moving to the U.S. in 2008 to join his wife, he held tenure-track positions at Central European University in Hungary, the University of Edinburgh in the U.K., and the University of Antwerp in Belgium. The lecture series is designed to enhance students’ understanding of transatlantic studies through direct contact with academic…

Start: September 13, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
End: September 13, 2019 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 14, 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral and French Culture: The Meaning of a National Monument

The great fire in the famous Notre Dame Cathedral badly damaged a great Parisian monument, but it seemed to affect French national identity almost as profoundly as it damaged the church itself. How does the history of this iconic cathedral embody the complexity of French culture and national memory? This question shapes the themes of this seminar, which will explore the significance of Notre Dame in French architectural history, political culture, literary works and musical traditions. Drawing on diverse scholarly…

Start: September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End: September 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Location TBA

September 19, 2019

A Conversation with Filippo Grandi

Join a conversation between Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and Susan Stigant ’05, director for Africa programs, U.S. Institute of Peace, to gain a deeper understanding of why there are now more displaced people around the world than ever before. Filippo Grandi has been engaged in international cooperation for 33 years, primarily with the United Nations. He was born in Milan in 1957 and has been engaged in refugee and humanitarian work for more than 30…

Start: September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
End: September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Memorial Hall
Address:
114 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 20, 2019

TAM Friday Lecture Series: Martin Seeleib-Kaiser

Martin Seeleib-Kaiser is an associate fellow and professor of comparative public policy at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. Initially appointed as university lecturer at the University of Oxford in 2004, he held various appointments in the department and fellowships at Green Templeton College as well as at St Cross College. From 2013 to 2017 he was the Barnett Professor of Comparative Social Policy and Politics, and from 2011 to 2015, he served as head of department. You can find further information…

Start: September 20, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
End: September 20, 2019 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 27, 2019

TAM Friday Lecture Series: Hanna Kleider

Hanna Kleider is a lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London. Before moving to KCL, she was an assistant professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. She received her doctorate in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2014. Her research and teaching interest center on comparative political economy, with a particular focus on transformations of the welfare state and their impact on patterns of…

Start: September 27, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
End: September 27, 2019 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 4, 2019

TAM Friday Lecture Series: Populism and Backsliding

Anna Grzymala-Busse is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Her research interests include political parties, state development and transformation, religion and politics, informal political institutions and post-communist politics. Dominika Kruszewska received her Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in May 2019, where she was also a graduate student associate of the Center for European Studies, Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Davis Center. During the 2019-2020 academic year, she will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Weatherhead Scholars…

Start: October 4, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
End: October 4, 2019 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 11, 2019

TAM Friday Lecture Series: ‘The Proliferation of Mass Immigrant Detention and Externalization of Immigration Controls, The Hegemony of American Crimmigation’

Melina Juárez Pérez is a graduate of the TAM program and an instructor of political science and women, gender and sexuality studies at Western Washington University. She utilizes theories that speak to and incorporate the lived realities of marginalized peoples; theories such as embodiment, historical trauma, decolonization, intersectionality and Marxism. Her work aims at developing a critical understanding of the structures of power and privilege that inform policy and ultimately affect immigrant health. The lecture series is designed to enhance…

Start: October 11, 2019 @ 12:15 pm
End: October 11, 2019 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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