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February 2021

Virtual: What Does Race Have to Do with Religion? Racialization and Worldwide Islam

February 20, 2021 at 8:00 am - February 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

18th Annual Duke-UNC Middle East and Islamic Studies Graduate Student Conference Join the Islamicate Graduate Student Association for the 18th Annual Duke-UNC Conference, one of the longest running graduate student Middle East & Islamic Studies conferences in the U.S. This year’s conference, “What Does Race Have to Do with Religion? Racialization and Worldwide Islam” will be held online via a live video broadcasting platform on Saturday and Sunday, February 20-21, 2021. This year’s panels include an exciting line up of…

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March 2021

Virtual: UNC School of Law’s 26th Annual Conference, ‘Immigration: A Global Humanitarian Crisis’

March 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm - March 20, 2021 at 2:30 pm

The UNC School of Law's 26th Annual Conference on Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity (CRCGE), "Immigration: A Global Humanitarian Crisis" considers the effects of state and national law on the lives of immigrants, as well as conditions leading to migration. Topics that will be examined at the Conference include: the effects of immigration laws on LGBTQ asylum seekers and domestic abuse survivors, the effects of climate change on global migration, and the expansion of executive power as it pertains to…

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Virtual: ‘UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium 2021’

March 20, 2021

Every spring, the Linguistics Graduate Student Association at UNC-Chapel Hill puts on its annual Spring Colloquium. This event invites fellow linguists from all over to present and discuss current topics of interest in the field in an all-day conference.  The conference will be held Saturday, March 20 via Zoom with Natalie Schilling, a professor of linguistics at Georgetown University, and Kate Lindsey, an assistant professor of linguistics at Boston University, as keynote speakers. Papers and posters on any topic in…

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Virtual: Carolina Conference for Romance Studies: ‘The Body (Eco-) Politic’

March 26, 2021 at 9:30 am - March 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm
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Join the Graduate Romance Association of the Department of Romance Studies on March 26-27 for a virtual conference which welcomes professors, students, and independent scholars. Over the past twenty-four years, this conference has grown tremendously and is now one of the largest conferences in the country coordinated entirely by graduate students. Each year, professors and graduate students from all over the globe present papers on literature, film, and interdisciplinary topics in French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. For registration and participation…

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April 2021

Virtual: The Ron Strauss Global Oral Health Conference

April 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm - April 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

The Ron Strauss Global Oral Health Conference “Raising the Bar for Global Short-term Health Experiences” will provide an overview on the current guidelines and combined efforts to calibrate Short-Term Experiences in Global Health (STEGHs). STEGHs are becoming more prevalent among students in health care professional schools and undergraduates planning a career in health care. Professionals in the field of dentistry, public health and sociology will share their expertise and research on the subject. Day One, April 9, 12:00 - 2:00…

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Virtual: 18th Annual Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Conference

April 10, 2021 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please join the 18th Annual Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Conference, to be held virtually on Saturday, 10 April. The theme of this year’s event is “Peace and Resilience: Building Together a Post-Covid-19 World”. The graduating Rotary Peace Fellows from Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill will discuss their research on peacebuilding and development. Pre-recorded presentations will be released in batches of three on April 6th, 7th, and 8th. Please watch these in advance of the conference if you can. During the conference, roundtables…

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Virtual: ‘The Future of German Jewish Studies’

April 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies on April 11 at 2:00 p.m. for a book launch for the Moments of Enlightenment conference publication. Register here to receive the Zoom link.  Focusing on two new volumes published in honor of Jonathan Hess, this panel discussion poses broad questions about the content and future of this elusive field of inquiry. Dismissed by some as a boutique enterprise dedicated to largely secularised German Jews whose time of flourishing lies in the rather…

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Virtual: Department of Religious Studies Undergraduate Research Symposium

April 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Department of Religious Studies for the Sping 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium. Students submitted papers for review on March 15 and selected papers will present their topics on April 13 at 5:00 p.m. Click here for the Zoom link.  Meeting ID: 967 6706 6005 Passcode: religion The topics for these papers ranged from crises that have touched us all including the coronavirus pandemic, devastating impacts of climate change, and the presence of racist violence. Yet, it is essential to…

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Virtual: Crossing the Ocean: Effective Strategies for Studying Romanian Language and Culture on the American Continent

April 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This mini-conference/workshop seeks to bring together students and professors of Romanian language and culture to discuss some of the most effective strategies of teaching and learning the language while considering internationally famous Romanian cultural products that have supported and/or inspired students in teaching/learning about the country, its literature, arts, history and people. This event is organized by Letitia Guran, teaching assistant professor of Romanian in the UNC-CH Department of Romance Studies. Join the conference via the Zoom link and email…

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May 2021

Virtual: Hybrid Event ‘2021 Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference’

May 10, 2021 - May 12, 2021
Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States

Join the Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference from May 10-12 and attend in-person at the Durham Convention Center or virtually. The safety and wellbeing of conference attendees is the number one priority. The conference has been monitoring the ongoing pandemic closely and will adapt plans for the 2021 CCRC accordingly. For those hoping to attend in‑person the Durham Convention Center has provided information about their cleaning and safety protocols. The impacts of extreme weather events and evidence of climate change are…

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