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September 2018

Graduate Placement Program – Fall 2018

September 7, 2018 @ 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 Event – Fall 2018

September 19, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

October 14, 2018 @ 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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November 2018

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

November 4, 2018 @ 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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December 2018

NCGS Workshop & Seminar Series

December 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Jakob Norberg (Associate Professor, Duke University, Germanic Languages and Literature Department). The People’s Property: The Brothers Grimm and the Tales of the Nation Introduction and Moderation: Gabriel Trop (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures) In collaboration with: UNC Chapel Hill Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literature and Duke University, Department of German Languages and Literatures  

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January 2019

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

January 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

George Williamson (Associate Professor, Florida State University, Department of History). August von Kotzebue (1761-1819) in the Politics and Culture of late 18th and early 19th century Germany Introduction and Moderation: Karen Hagemann (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of History) In collaboration with:  UNC Chapel Hill Departments of History and German and Slavic Languages and literature and the Duke University Departments of History and German Languages and Literature

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February 2019

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Lorn Hillaker (Graduate Student, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History) Competing Images of West and East Germany in the 1960s Introduction and Moderation: James Chapel (Duke University, Department of History)  

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March 2019

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Kira Thurman (Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Department of History and German Languages & Literatures). Singing like Germans: Black Musicians and the German Lied in Interwar Central Europe Introduction and Moderation: Annegret Fauser (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of Music) In collaboration with: UNC Chapel Hill, Departments of Music and the of African, African American and Diaspora Studies

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Undesirables: Queering the History of U.S. Immigration Policy

March 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Julio Capo, Jr., author of Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940, will give a talk on the regulation of sexual and gender difference at the U.S. borders. Capo will provide a historical overview of the critical ways sexuality and gender have collided with constructions of race and ethnicity to create "desirable" and "undesirable" categories of migrants and immigrants. This talk will focus on two case studies from the Caribbean: Bahamian workers who entered Florida in the 1910s and 1920s and…

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NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

March 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Maggie Reif (Graduate Students, Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies). Created Wild: Criminal Children and the Bourgeois Family in German Realism Introduction and Moderation: Priscilla Layne (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures) In collaboration with: UNC Chapel Hill Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literature and Duke University, Department of German Languages and Literature

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April 2019

NCGS Seminar & Workshop Series

April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Mark Hornburg (Graduate Student, UNC Chapel Hill, Department of History) The Image of the Ideal German Soldier in Wehrmacht Propaganda Introduction and Moderation: Konrad H. Jarausch (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of History) In collaboration with:  UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University and NC State, Departments of History.

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November 2019

Podcasting for Historians Workshop

November 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On Monday, November 11, at 2:00 P.M., the Digital History Lab will be holding "Podcasting for Historians," the second in a series of Digital History Workshops. Generously supported by the Department of History, the Media Resources Center, the Southern Oral History Program, and the Chapel Hill Public Library, this event will include a panel of speakers who have used podcasting as a medium for public history. We will hear from: Aaron Schmidt (Media Resources Center) will speak about the resources…

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NCGS German Studies Workshop and Seminar Series

November 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Jeffrey Hertel (Doctoral Candidate, Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies) “Ein lustiger Guerillakrieg.” Comedy and Censorship in the Vormärz Moderator: Jakob Norberg (Duke University, Department of Germanic Languages and Literature"

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December 2019

NCGS German Studies Workshop and Seminar Series

December 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Eric Roubinek (Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Asheville, Department of History) Whose Peculiarities? Race in National Socialist Overseas Colonial Planning Moderator: Max Lazar (UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History)

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February 2020

NCGS German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series

February 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Max Lazar (Doctoral Candidate, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History) Swastikas on Jakob Schiff-Straße: The Aryanization of Jewish Street Names in Frankfurt am Main, 1933-1938 Moderator: Karen Auerbach (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of History)

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NCGS German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series

February 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Daniela R.P. Weiner (Doctoral Candidate, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History) A Democratic Imperative: Textbook Revision and Knowledge Production in Occupied Italy and Germany, 1943-1949 Moderator: Priscilla Layne (UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of German Languages and Literatures)

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April 2020

NCGS German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series

April 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bill Sharman (Doctoral Candidate, Duke University, Department of History) Refugees, Rights, and West Germany in the 1970s and 80s Moderator: James Chappel (Duke University, Department of History)

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NCGS German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series

April 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Carole Fink (Humanities Distinguished Professor of History Emerita, The Ohio State University) West Germany and Israel: Foreign Relations, Domestic Politics, and the Cold War, 1965-1974 Moderator: Malachi Hacohen (Duke University, Department of History and Center for Jewish Studies)

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March 2022

War in Ukraine Teach-In

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please join us this Thursday for a series of forums and panels to discuss and contextualize the unfolding situation in Ukraine. Scholars from multiple departments will offer their expertise and facilitate conversation. See the attached flier for the schedule of events: Ukraine Teach-In Flyer

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