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January 20, 2019

George Williamson, ‘”Russian Spy,” “German Voltaire,” “Fickle Genius”: August Von Kotzebue as a Problem for German History and Literature’

The author of over 200 plays, August von Kotzebue (1761-1819) was one of the most prolific and successful writers of his day. Yet Kotzebue’s career was shadowed by controversy and bitter disputes, which culminated in his assassination by the student radical Carl Sand. After his death, Kotzebue was largely forgotten by literary history and, despite some recent interest, he remains understudied. This talk argues that a reconsideration of Kotzebue’s turbulent life and legacy has the potential to reshape our understanding…

Start: January 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
End: January 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: Free

January 22, 2019

Pit Sit

Drop by the UNC Study Abroad table in the Pit to speak with a study abroad advisor and find out more about upcoming events and study abroad options!

Start: January 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am
End: January 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: The Pit
Address:
NC United States

David Biale, ‘Hasidism: A New History’

This lecture will present the major findings by a team of scholars about the history of Hasidism, from its origins in the mid-eighteenth century to the present day. This pietistic movement started in a remote corner of the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth, but, by the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it became a central actor on the stage of modern Jewish history. Despite predictions of its demise after the Holocaust, Hasidism today has around three-quarters of a million followers and continues to fascinate…

Start: January 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: January 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Toy Lounge
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 23, 2019

Kaffestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: January 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: January 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 25, 2019

Study Abroad Fair

The Study Abroad Fair features representatives from all over the world, study abroad staff, and past study abroad students are available to answer your questions about studying almost anywhere in the world! Come and see what opportunities await you! The Study Abroad Office will also staff a general information table just inside the entrance to the fair. Note: The Study Abroad Office in the FedEx Global Education Center will be closed the day of the Fair.

Start: January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am
End: January 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, The Great Hall
Phone: +1.919.962.2285
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 29, 2019

Federal Application Writing Workshop

Join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Diplomat-in-Residence and the Center for Global Initiatives for a collaborative award application workshop at the Undergraduate Library, room 205! The Diplomat-in-Residence, Kathryn Crockart, is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, and she will lead this session sharing insight and tips on how to write applications for federal jobs and programs. In her current role, Crockart helps a diverse cross-section of Americans who want to serve and represent our country…

Start: January 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: January 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: R.B. House Undergraduate Library
Address:
203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 30, 2019

Kaffestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: January 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: January 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 6, 2019

Kaffestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: February 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 13, 2019

Kaffestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: February 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 20, 2019

Kaffestunde

This is a weekly casual meeting in the Dey Hall German department. Anyone wishing to practice speaking German is welcome! Kaffeestunde is held every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the German department Reading Room, Dey 413. Come join the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures! For more information, contact Nathan Drapela.

Start: February 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
End: February 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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