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September 2022

UNC Russian Flagship Program Career Week: Pathways to Federal Service

September 22 @ 5:00 pm

Learn how to get a head start in the national security job market through internships, networking and more. This event is sponsored by the UNC Russian Flagship Program; the Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense; Curriculum in Global Studies; and the Office of Vice Provost for Global Affairs.

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Posthumanism around 1900: BTWH Conference 2022

September 28 - October 1

This is a conference focusing on the posthumanism around 1900—focusing on problems of human-animal-machine relations, gender (drawing on previous work undertaken by our network on the “Mothers of Modernity”), and media—funded by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Carolina Seminars and the Douglass Hunt Fund, UNC GSLL, Duke Department of German Studies. The conference will include the participation international scholars associated with the BTWH Network on the Emergence of German Modernity from the University of Vienna, University of Tübingen,…

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November 2022

New Research in GSLL

November 3 @ 5:00 pm

Focusing on the textuality of ruins in literary works about disintegration and survival, Decay and Afterlife combines an impressive array of literary, philosophical, and historiographical works both canonical and neglected, and encompassing Latin, Italian, French, German, and English sources. By addressing ruins as textual forms, Prica examines them in their extraordinary geographical and temporal breadth, highlighting their variability and reflexivity, and uncovers new lines of aesthetic and intellectual affinity. Her book traverses eight hundred years of intellectual and literary history,…

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What can you do after a degree in German or Slavic? Study at the Hertie School, one of Europe’s top grad schools for policy!

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for an info session on the Hertie School's graduate programs in international affairs, public policy and data science.

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Human Rights Speeches against Slavery? German Literature and Journal Reporting (1770-1800)

November 15 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sigrid Köhler (Uni Tübingen) Please RSVP Professor Richard Langston if you wish to attend the lunch-time lecture.

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Mahlzeit!: Navigating Cultural Differences between German and US Companies Guest Lecture & Delta Phi Alpha Ceremony

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures will recognize its latest class of Carolina students of German to be invited to join the Beta Rho chapter of Delta Phi Alpha, now in its eighty fourth year, of Carolina’s German Honors Society. The ceremony will feature a lecture of UNC Adjunct Professor of Chemistry and Head of Global R&D Seed Treatment at BASF, Dr. Jörg Bauer. Dr. Bauer's lecture is entitled "Mahlzeit!: Navigating Cultural Differences between German and US…

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Dr. Ela Gezen: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching

November 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

In this workshop we will discuss: Syllabus design Supportive course policies Syllabus language and tone Accessible, readable, and easy to navigate Course schedule Online and print Student interaction, engagement, and feedback on learning flexible student hours class participation and learning community guidelines multimodal feedback varied approaches and activities self-assessment Course Content Materials drawing on diverse and/or underrepresented perspectives, voices, communities, identities Variety of media and genres Connecting course content to student experiences and interests Flexible assignments and multiple forms of…

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