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November 16, 2017

Clémentine Vidal-Naquet, ‘From the Front: Private Lives and Personal Letters in World War I’

The First World War created massive divisions in the lives of families. In France, at least 5 million couples experienced separation during the four years of war. Most of these couples pursued their private lives by exchanging letters. The amount of conjugal correspondence written between 1914 and 1918 provides historians with an unprecedented quantity of sources, enabling the analysis of feelings expressed by couples about separation, at once a widely shared and eminently private experience. In a joint presentation in English,…

Start: November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Jill Massino, ‘My Brother’s Keeper: Romanians and the Vietnam War’

This paper contributes to recent scholarship on Eastern Europe and the Global South by exploring Romania’s engagement with the Vietnam War. In Romania, the Vietnam War served as a platform for critiquing American imperialism and showcasing socialist solidarity, with the press graphically depicting American barbarity against Vietnamese civilians and glorifying the Vietnamese People’s Army as heroic fighters for freedom. These articles were intended to foster solidarity with the Vietnamese people in their struggle for national liberation and to highlight the…

Start: November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: November 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 17, 2017

Stephanie Hutchison, ‘Two Continents, Four Regional Bureaus and a Touch of the EU in the Foreign Service’

Stephanie Hutchison served as the deputy economic counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat until August 2017.  In summer 2018, she will take up her duties as the economic unit chief at the Embassy Lisbon in Portugal.  Prior to these assignments, Hutchison was responsible for U.S.-Turkish economic relations in the Office of Southern European Affairs at the State Department. She has also served in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Prior to joining the Foreign Service in…

Start: November 17, 2017 @ 12:15 pm
End: November 17, 2017 @ 1:45 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Having trouble deciding where you want to study abroad? Need help finding out what types of credit you can bring back to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill? Want to know how financial aid works with study abroad? Need help just getting started? Join the Study Abroad Office for one of the study abroad 101 information sessions! In this session one of the study abroad advisors will cover general information that will help you move to the next steps in the study abroad process.

Start: November 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
End: November 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Foreign Language and Area Studies Info Session

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships support students taking less commonly taught language and area studies coursework. This program provides both academic year and summer fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students at the intermediate level and above. For more information, visit the FLAS website.

Start: November 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: November 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Miguel Fraga, ‘US-Cuba Relations’

Miguel Fraga is the first secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., since diplomatic relations were re-established between Cuba and the United States. Fraga was appointed First Secretary in June 2015 to the then Cuban Interests Section. From 2008 to 2011, he served at the Cuban Embassy in Canada. Since 2006 he has worked in the Ministry of Foreign affairs in both the North American and U.S. divisions and the office of the Minister. From 2003 to 2008, Fraga…

Start: November 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: November 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 18, 2017

East Coast Asian American Student Union Campus Tour

A collaboration between 11 organizations, including the East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU), a non profit whose mission is to inspire, educate and empower those who are interested in Asian American Pacific Islander issues. A one day conference, the Campus Tour will include speakers, provoking workshops and opportunities to meet people passionate about a variety of issues connected to the AAPI community. Want to learn and do more in advocating for the AAPI community? Come out – this conference…

Start: November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 21, 2017

Study Abroad Walk-In Tuesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Tuesdays to ask the Credit Transfer Specialist quick questions.

Start: November 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: November 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

November 22, 2017

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday Credit Transfer Info Session

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask the Credit Transfer Specialist quick questions.

Start: November 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: November 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday

Have a quick question about study abroad or your study abroad application? Stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask study abroad advisors quick questions which might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

Start: November 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
End: November 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States
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