Events Calendar

Wilson Library Exhibit: Imagining the Civil War, 1861-1900

On Friday, April 24th at 5:30pm, UNC undergraduates will open, introduce, and provide tours for the Wilson Library's new exhibit, "Imagining the Civil War, 1861-1900." The students have spent the semester studying Civil War literature with Professor Eliza Richards and Graduate Research Consultant Leslie McAbee.

The exhibit will run from April 24th to July 20th. For more information, visit the UNC Library blog.

Event Date: 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 5:30am

Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Please join us for the Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture Graduate Student Conference on April 4-5th. Faculty keynotes include Drs. Pamela Smith (Columbia), Patricia Palmer (King's College London), and John Lavagnino (King's College London). Talks will be held in Hyde Hall and the Pleasants Family Room in Wilson Library. For a full schedule visit makingknowledge.web.unc.edu.

Event Date: 

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:00am to Sat, 04/05/2014 - 7:00pm

The Critical Speakers Program: Pamela Smith

Professor Pamela Smith comes to us from Columbia University, where she researches and teaches courses in early modern European history and the history of science. She will give a presentation as part of the Critical Speakers Series:

Talk: "From Matter to Ideas: Making Natural Knowledge in Early Modern Europe"
  • Date: April 5, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Location: Peasants Family Room, Wilson Library
 
This event is co-sponsored by the Rare Book Collection at Wilson Library and by CoLEAGS. Smith will be appearing as keynote speaker at a joint University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/King's College London conference, "Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture."
 
 

Event Date: 

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 5:00pm

The Critical Speakers Program: Riche' Richardson

Professor Riché Richardson comes to us from Cornell University, where she researches and teaches courses in African American literature, southern studies, and gender in the Africana Studies and Research Center. She will give two presentations as part of the Critical Speakers Series:

Talk: "Monumentalizing Mary McLeod Bethune and Rosa Parks in the Post-Civil Rights Era"

  • Date: April 3, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Location: Kresge Foundation Common Room, Graham Memorial 039
 
Seminar: "Re-imagining the National Body and Black Femininity in the Transnational South"
  • Date: April 4, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Location: Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall

 

Event Date: 

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:30am to Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:30am

The Critical Speakers Program: Lisa Lowe [CANCELED]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. 
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Professor Lisa Lowe comes to us from Tufts University, where she researches and teaches courses in modern British and Asian diaspora literature; race and ethnic studies; decolonization and postcolonial thought; and transnational feminism. She will give two presentations as part of the Critical Speakers Series:
 
Talk: "The Social Life of Empire: Nineteenth-Century London, Boston, and Hong Kong"
  • Date: March 18, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall
 
Seminar: "Liberalism and Empire"
  • Date: March 19, 2014
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Location: Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall

Event Date: 

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 3:30am to Wed, 03/19/2014 - 5:00am

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