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Virtual: Unsettling Borders 2020 Conference


UNSETTLING BORDERS 2020 CONFERENCE This virtual conference explores how Middle Eastern refugee and immigrant experiences provide insights into the production of difference, boundaries, and borders by unsettling established understandings of identity, statehood, and territory in and on the edges of … Read more

Virtual: Unsettling Borders 2020 Conference: Queer Refugees


Queer Refugees and Queering Refugee Studies This panel places queer refugee experiences and queer refugee studies at the forefront of larger discussions of political asylum, global or transnational perceptions of queerness, and overlapping systems of governance. Rather than treating queer … Read more

Virtual: Global Career Night 2021


Hear from a virtual panel of phenomenal UNC alumni in globally focused careers! Panelists represent a variety of career options: government, private industry, NGOs and more. They will share their professional journeys from studying at UNC, through the career searches, … Read more

No Fairy Tale: German Zionism and the Politics of Literature


Emerging Scholars Lecture with Joshua Shelly, Carolina-Duke German Program. In 1902, the father of modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl, published the German novel Altneuland (The Old-New Land). In the work, he depicted a future, model Jewish society in what was then Ottoman Palestine. Emblazoned … Read more

Jewish Vengeance During and After the Holocaust

Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room 150 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Lecture Kaplan-Brauer Lecture in Jewish Studies with Dr. Laura Jockusch, Brandeis University. “If you survive, you must take revenge”: Jewish vengeance during and after the Holocaust Revenge was ubiquitous among European Jews during the Holocaust. It … Read more

Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies

Hyde Hall, University Room 176 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Howard University professor Ana Lucia Araujo will deliver the 2023 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies on Feb. 23 with a presentation titled “Slavery as History and Memory.” The lecture will examine the recent international developments surrounding the … Read more