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August 2018

Graduate Student Welcome Event

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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September 2018

Graduate Placement Program – Fall 2018

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

MOCK INTERVIEW DAY             Thursday, 6 Dec. (Reading Day)

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Graduate Placement Program – Fall 2018

September 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

COVER LETTER WORKSHOP. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 3:30-5:00 pm.  Hamilton 569. To prepare for this workshop, take a draft of your cover letter and CV and get specific written comments on them from your adviser or someone else whose judgment you value. Bring to the workshop a) these marked up drafts and b) three clean copies of your application materials. Be prepared to share and receive constructive feedback.

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Graduate Student Placement Program – Fall 2018

September 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

EFFECTIVE TEACHING PORTFOLIOS.  Wednesday, Sept. 12, 3:30-5:00 pm. Hamilton 565. If you don’t already have a teaching portfolio in development, you very likely should. In recent years, the teaching portfolio has become an important document for many professional historians—and a crucial component of most job applications. The teaching portfolio allows you to showcase your experience, strengths, and interest. And it allows you to do so in some depth—and to back up your self-representations with actual evidence. This is a terrific…

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Graduate Student Placement Event – Fall 2018

September 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

CRAFTING COVER LETTERS. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3:30-5:00 pm.  Hamilton 569. When search committees meet to make their “first cut”—taking a pile of applications and winnowing it down to the dozen or so candidates that seem most promising—they have to make their decisions based on very imperfect information. They don’t know you. All they have is a very slim paper representation of you—a few pages of cover letter, c.v., and letters of reference. The good news is that you can do…

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NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 23 September 2018   Andrew Zimmerman (Professor of History and International Affairs, The George Washington University, Department of History)   Conjuring Freedom: German Central Europe in a Global History of the American Civil War   Introduction and Moderation: Noah Strote (NC State University, Department of History)   In collaboration with: the UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University and NC State, Departments of History

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October 2018

Graduate Placement Program – Fall 2018

October 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Interviewing Workshop Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3:30-5:00 pm.  565 Hamilton Hall. The further you go in the job search, the more interactive and in-person it typically becomes. In most cases, when search committees like to briefly meet with or at least speak to a dozen or so leading candidates before the commit themselves to a handful of finalists. Sometimes, these interviews take the form of face-to-face meetings at the AHA convention; sometimes they take the form of conference calls over the telephone.…

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NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Claire Greenstein (Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs) Political Cover or Moral Imperative: Reparations in West Germany Introduction and Moderation: Tobias Hof (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of History) In collaboration with:  UNC Chapel Hill Center for European Studies

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Monumental Histories

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A on the challenges of historical memory and memorialization from different sites around the world, including early twentieth-century France, early modern and postwar Germany, and contemporary South Africa and China. The purpose of the panel is to provide broader global and historical contexts for situation on-going campus debates surrounding the issue of Silent Sam.

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November 2018

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Ofer Ashkenazi (Director of the Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History and Senior Lecturer at the History Department, Hebrew University) Toward a Critical Zionist Vision: German-Jewish Photographers and Filmmakers in 1930s Palestine Introduction and Moderation: Karen Auerbach (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of History) In collaboration with:  Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University

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