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February 2016

Twelfth Annual African American History Month Lecture

February 8 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Twelfth Annual African American History Month Lecture, delivered by Professor Bettye Collier-Thomas (Department of History, Temple University), February 8 at 7pm, Stone Center for Black History and Culture (auditorium), UNC-Chapel Hill Please join us for the Twelfth Annual African American History Month Lecture on Monday, February 8, at 7pm. Sponsored by the UNC Department of History and other campus units, this event will take place in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus…

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Tell About the South: Kyle T. Mays on Indigenous Hip Hop

February 9 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Center for the Study of the American South,
410 East Franklin Street

Please join the Center for the Study of the American South for a lunchtime discussion titled “From Red Power to Hip Hop: The Urban Indigenous Experience in Postwar America.” Indigenous people and urban spaces are often rendered incompatible in both historical and contemporary scholarship. In this line of thinking, Native people are “pre-modern” while cities are “modern,” thus Native people are outside of modernity. And yet, they have always been in cities and engaged with urban culture. They were influenced…

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MEMS Dorothy Ford Wiley Compact Seminar

February 18 - February 19
Hyde Hall,
NC United States

Mark your calendar for this year’s Dorothy Ford Wiley Compact Seminar on “Pre-modern Diplomacy and the Arts,” Friday, February 19 in the Incubator Room of Hyde Hall (UNC Campus). This seminar brings together scholars of history, literature, art, music, and theater to examine how fourteenth- through eighteenth-century diplomatic encounters shaped aesthetic productions, including texts, objects, and performances. The “rise” of diplomacy as a framework for global political relations provided a fertile context for creation and innovation in the arts. In…

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Triangle Early American History Seminar

February 19 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
National Humanities Center,
7 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC United States

The Triangle Early American History Seminar is a group of faculty and graduate students at Triangle universities (including UNC–Chapel Hill, Duke, NC State, and UNC–Greensboro) who are interested in early American history. We meet about once a month to discuss pre-circulated works in progress. Those wishing to be added to our mailing list should contact Aubrey Lauersdorf. All sessions will be held at the National Humanities Center. Papers will be pre-circulated a week before the seminar. Directions to the NHC…

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NORTH CAROLINA GERMAN STUDIES SEMINAR & WORKSHOP SERIES

February 28 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
569 Hamilton Hall,
NC United States

Dagmar herzog (Graduate Center, City University of New York) On Aggression: Psychoanalysis as Moral Politics in Post-Nazi Germany The heyday of intellectual and popular preoccupation with psychoanalysis in the West reached from the 1940s to the 1970s, from post-Nazism through Cold War consumerism to the anti-Vietnam War movement and the sexual revolution. In each country the ensuing debates over the truth about human behavior took unique form. Only in West Germany did debates about the value of psychoanalysis as a system…

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March 2016

MEMS – Dorothy Ford Wiley Lecture

March 1 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
569 Hamilton Hall,
NC United States

James Palmer (University of St. Andrews, History) “Climates of Crisis? Apocalypse and Nature in the Early Medieval World”  

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NORTH CAROLINA GERMAN STUDIES SEMINAR & WORKSHOP SERIES

March 6 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
569 Hamilton Hall,
NC United States

STEFFEN KAUPP (Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies) Reimagining the German Canon: German Classics in Contemporary Transcultural Theater For more information see: www.unc.edu/ncgs Sponsored by Carolina Seminars, The Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies, the Duke and UNC Centers for European Studies, and the Duke and UNC Departments of Germanic Languages and Literatures and History

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“New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition” (AAIHS)

March 10 - March 11

FOR FULL INFORMATION, REGISTRATION, RSVP, SPECIFIC DATES/TIMES PLEASE VISIT: http://aaihs.org/information/ “New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition” The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) will host its first annual conference at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on March 10-11, 2016. Through a series of papers, panel sessions, roundtable discussions, films, and talks, this two-day conference will explore the vital contributions that black artists, writers, activists, and thinkers have made to U.S. and global intellectual history. Focusing on theorizing…

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Triangle Early American History Seminar

March 25 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
National Humanities Center,
7 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC United States

The Triangle Early American History Seminar is a group of faculty and graduate students at Triangle universities (including UNC–Chapel Hill, Duke, NC State, and UNC–Greensboro) who are interested in early American history. We meet about once a month to discuss pre-circulated works in progress. Those wishing to be added to our mailing list should contact Aubrey Lauersdorf. All sessions will be held at the National Humanities Center. Papers will be pre-circulated a week before the seminar. Directions to the NHC…

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April 2016

MEMS – Dorothy Ford Wiley Visiting Professor Dissertation Workshop

April 8 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Professor Garrett Sullivan (Pennsylvania State, English) Details tba

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