Newsletter of the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill 
March 25, 2009


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1. CES News
2. Lectures and Events
3. Grants and Fellowships
4. Calls for Proposals and Applications
5. Seminars and Workshops
6. K-12 Schools
7. Position Announcement
8. EUSA Corner
9. Other International Studies News

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CES News

Memorial for Ruth Mitchell-Pitts

Ruth Mitchell-PittsWednesday, April 29, 2009 | 2:00pm | Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden
Ruth's memorial will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 2:00 PM followed by a reception.

The memorial will be held at The Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden, 301 Pogue Street, Raleigh, NC 27607.

The Rose Garden is located in the horseshoe-shaped area that can be seen on this map. There is parking on the street around the horseshoe, on close-by residential streets, and in the adjacent Raleigh Little Theatre parking lot south of the RLT building, off Pogue Street. In case of rain, Ruth's memorial will be held in Carswell Concert Hall, Wainwright Music Building, Meredith College.

Please check www.unc.edu/depts/europe/rmp/rmp_memorial.php in mid-April for updates and more details. To send the memorial service information to a friend, please use the following URL:
http://www.unc.edu/depts/europe/rmp/rmp_memorial.php

Call for LAC TAs

UNC's Languages Across the Curriculum (LAC) Program is currently seeking experienced bilingual TAs to lead LAC discussion sections for the following Fall 2009 courses:

  • FRENCH LAC section for HIST 159: 20th-Century Europe
  • FRENCH LAC section for INTS 210: Global Issues in the 20th Century
  • GERMAN LAC section for GERM 270: German Culture and the Jewish Question
  • GERMAN LAC section for HIST 159: 20th-Century Europe
  • SPANISH LAC section for INTS 210: Global Issues in the 20th Century
  • SPANISH LAC section for POLI 238: Contemporary Latin American Politics

Applicants should be native speakers or possess advanced proficiency in the target language, and demonstrate relevant teaching experience at the postsecondary level. Advanced graduate students with interdisciplinary interests are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who have attended a LAC pedagogy workshop and/or intend to pursue the Graduate Certificate in LAC Instruction (visit www.unc.edu/lac for more information).

For information on the responsibilities of LAC TAs, the eligibility requirements, and the application procedure, visit www.unc.edu/lac.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2009

Languages Across the Curriculum Workshop:
LAC and the Job Market

Thursday, April 16, 2009 | 11:00am - 12:30pm | FedEx Global Education Center, 4th Floor
UNC's Languages Across the Curriculum Program cordially invites graduate students and faculty from any department to attend the LAC and the Job Market Workshop.

This discussion panel provides general advice for graduate students seeking to highlight their interdisciplinary and/or international teaching experience, as well as tips specifically intended for UNC LAC TAs preparing for the academic job search. Information will also be provided on UNC's Graduate Certificate in LAC Instruction, an opportunity to formally demonstrate expertise in interdisciplinary multilingual teaching.

An open Q&A session will follow short presentations by:

  • D. Seth Murray
    Teaching Assistant Professor, Program in International Studies & Department of Sociology and Anthropology, NC State Univ
    Ph.D. in Anthropology (UNC-Chapel Hill 2008)
    UNC French LAC TA (2005-2008)
  • Ellen Welch
    Assistant Professor of French, Department of Romance Languages, UNC-Chapel Hill
    Ph.D in French Studies (University of Pennsylvania, 2008)
  • Stefanie Murray
    Masters Degree Candidate, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill
    UNC Swahili LAC TA (2009)

To register for this workshop, email the following information to lac@unc.edu: Name, Home department, Stage of graduate/professional career, Foreign language(s) in which you are fluent, Field(s) of research or professional interest.

To learn more about LAC at UNC, email lac@unc.edu or visit www.unc.edu/lac.

This workshop is sponsored by UNC's Center for European Studies, Center for Global Initiatives, Institute for the Study of the Americas, and African Studies Center and is made possible by Title VI grants from the US Department of Education.

Conversations on the Future of the Adversary System

Conversations on the Future of the Adversary SystemApril 8, 2009 | FedEx Global Education Center
This conference will focus on changes in traditional features of the adversarial justice system, and the adoption by inquisitorial systems of adversarial features.

Participants include:

  • Giulio Illuminati, University of Bologna
  • Jackie Hodgson, University of Warwick
  • Kent Roach, University of Toronto
  • Richard Myers, UNC
  • Ron Wright, Wake Forest University
  • Theresa Newman, Duke University

Academics, judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys from the region will be invited, and will be offered professional credit. Several events for students will be scheduled in the law school, the day before and the day after the conference. For more information, please visit http://adversarialsystems.org/home

The program is supported by the UNC European Union Center of Excellence and the UNC School of Law. If you have any questions regarding this conference, or would like to attend, please contact Professor Michael L. Corrado at the University of North Carolina, School of Law: 919-962-4121, mlcorrad@email.unc.edu

 

Lectures and Events

Exhibit Explores North Carolina Immigrant Communities
The Hiemann family at Van Eeden, NC
Photograph of the Heimann family
at Van Eeden, N.C. From the exhibit Cultivating the Great Winter Garden.

March 5 - May 31, 2009 | North Carolina Collection Library, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill
The exhibit Cultivating the "Great Winter Garden": Immigrant Colonies in Eastern North Carolina, 1866-1940 explores Van Eeden, a North Carolina agricultural settlement that became a haven for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany.

Through approximately 85 books, pamphlets, maps, and photographs, the exhibit documents various efforts to attract immigrants to North Carolina from northern states and Europe. During and after Reconstruction, the South made a concerted effort to repopulate, says Stephen Fletcher, the North Carolina Collection photographic archivist in Wilson Library. But the prevailing pattern of immigration in the U.S. flowed north and west.

In order to restore agriculture as part of the economy, governments and businesses sought to attract people to the state. On view will be brochures from about 1915 that refer to North Carolina as "the Nation's Garden Spot" and "the Great Winter Garden," from which the exhibit title is taken.

For more information, please visit www.lib.unc.edu/spotlight/2009/winter_garden.html.

Balance scales1990's Wars in the Former Yugoslavia and the Role of Justice

Monday, April 6, 2009 | 4:00pm | FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
David Tolbert will present a lecture entitled 1990's Wars in the Former Yugoslavia and the Role of Justice. Tolbert is a Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace; former Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY); recent Assistant Secretary General and Special Advisor to the U.N. Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT).

Research Triangle Seminar in the History of the Military, War, and Society

Isabel HullFriday, April 10, 2009 | UNC Institute for the Arts & Humanities, Hyde Hall
Ninety years after the end of World War I we have largely forgotten how central international law was to the contemporaries, both regarding how the war was actually fought and what peoples and nations thought they were fighting for. This talk is based on a research project comparing Germany, Britain, and France and their decisions on how to fight the war. After a brief summary of the peculiarities of international law, it examines why law was so important during the Great War and then focuses on Imperial Germany, which the Allies successfully branded as an outlaw. Was Germany really so distant from the rest of the European world in its understanding of the laws of war?

Isabel V. Hull is the John Stambaugh Professor of History at Cornell University. She specializes in German history from 1700 to 1945, with a focus on socio-politics, political theory, and gender/sexuality.

  • 2:00 - 3:30pm | Reading Seminar (Registration required)
    In the reading seminar students and faculty will discuss with Isabel Hull her book: Absolute Destruction: Military Culture and the Practices of War in Imperial Germany (Ithaca, 2005). We recommend that everybody has read its introduction.
    Please contact Friederike Bruehoefener (fbruehoe@email.unc.edu) to register by Friday, March 31, 2009.
  • 4:00 - 6:00pm | Public Lecture
    Isabel Hull will present a lecture entitled Imperial Germany and International Law in the Great War, 1914 - 1918.

For more information, please visit http://www.unc.edu/mhss/

A Season of Postwar Hungarian Films

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 | 6:00pm | Room 402, Dey Hall, UNC
Please join us for a free screening of Édes Emma, drága Böbe/Sweet Emma, Dear Böbe (István Szabó, 1992). The director of Mephisto’s bitter view of the end of Communism.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 | 6:00pm | Room 302, Dey Hall, UNC
Please join us for a free screening of Kontroll/ Control (Antal Nimród, 2003) – An example of a professional, popular film: are Hungarians just like us now?

All films will be shown with English subtitles.

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Grants and Fellowships

US Embassy Policy Specialist Program

International Research & Exchanges BoardThe International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) is pleased to announce the 2009-2010 competition for the US Embassy Policy Specialist (EPS) Program. The EPS Program provides fellowships to US scholars and professionals for up to eight weeks to serve US Embassies as policy specialists on a chosen topic and pursue their own research project independently. EPS Grant covers the cost of travel and housing and provides a living stipend.

Eligible Embassies are located in

  • Azerbaijan
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Moldova
  • Russia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan

Postdoctoral Scholars and Professionals with advanced degrees (MA, MS, MFA, MBA, MPA, MLIS, MPH, JD, MD) are eligible to apply for the EPS Program. The EPS application and supporting materials are available on the IREX website:
www.irex.org/programs/eps/index.asp

Deadline: April 6, 2009

PhD Grant for Research on Transnational Health Practices in an Enlarged Europe

Dublin City UniversityDublin City University | Dublin, Ireland
Given the increasing salience of East-West migration following the last two waves of European integration, we are currently developing a new research programme on "Transnational Health Practices in an Enlarged Europe". The project will try to assess the transnational dimension of the current health seeking practices of Eastern European immigrants in Ireland. It will highlight practices which lead migrants out of the health services of the host country and into their transnational families, networks, communities, as well as the health services of their country of origin.

We are looking for a PhD student willing to conduct doctoral research under the umbrella of our research programme. We are currently developing research on Romanian migrants in Ireland and are seeking a researcher able to engage in the study of one of the other Easter European migrant groups relevant to Ireland (Polish, Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, etc.).

For details, please view the call for applications (PDF).


Calls for Proposals and Applications

Call for Papers: The External Relations of the EU: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Monash UniversitySeptember 24-25, 2009 | Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Given the changing architecture of global economic and political power, the role of the EU in the world is increasingly the focus of a vigorous debate. As a powerful trade negotiator and a leading player in global issues such as the environment, development aid, social policy and human rights, the EU is increasingly recognized as a new force for global security and welfare. Certainly the EU sees itself as a growing political and strategic presence. But is this perception shared by non-EU countries and organisations? Exactly how is the EU perceived by the international community and how have these perceptions developed since the creation of the European Communities in the 1950s? Has the EU been perceived to be more of an economic actor or a political force? Is the EU seen as a regional model that could be emulated? Which countries are favourable and which hostile to a growing EU influence in their region or internationally?

For details, please view the call for papers on the conference website.

Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2009

Call for Applications: European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies

European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical StudiesThe European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies invites applications to the Doctoral Programme 2009 commencing on October 1st. The European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies, co-ordinated by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is an international, interdisciplinary graduate programme cooperating with eight partner universities. After the completion of the programme the doctoral degree Doctor Europaeus is awarded.

Please view this flyer (PDF) for a program overview. For detailed information visit www.europhd.org. For admission details visit www.europhd.org/admission where you can submit your application electronically.

Deadline for Winter Semester: April 15, 2009


Seminars and Workshops

Digital Dates: The Figure 9

The Figure 9July 5-11, 2009 | European Academy Berlin
European Academy Berlin would like to invite you to an interesting conference for faculty from the United States, Great Britain and Germany in the European Academy Berlin this summer entitled Digital Dates: The Figure 9.

This figure ´9´ is used to mark anniversaries in European history. For this reason, during the conference, themes such as the Second World War, European Integration, the Berlin Blockade and the Airlift or the Fall of the Berlin Wall will be the focus of attention.

We will think about and discuss the year 2009 – will this be a year without a historic milestone? During the conference all participants will be able to experience a week in Berlin, the German capital city and European metropolis – to enjoy culture and night life.

View the conference invitation (PDF) and draft program (PDF) for details. Please contact Caroline Path with any questions.

Deadline: March 31, 2009

North Carolina German Studies Workshop: Ways of War: Violence and the Culture of Conflict in Modern Germany

Man wearing a historical uniform of Wehrmacht soldier from times of World War IIApril 17-18, 2009 | Cone Center, UNC Charlotte
Germans can be found at the heart of nearly every transformative conflict of Western civilization. From the Protestant Reformation to the “total wars” of the twentieth century, scholars have often located Germans and/or so-called “German ideologies” at the center of these phenomena. Indeed for some critics of Germany, the guiding principle of the Sonderweg, or “special path” continues to exercise a firm teleological hold on scholarship about Germany. Yet, recent interdisciplinary globalization studies have demonstrated that European cultures, along with their knowledge bases and technologies were surprisingly far more interconnected in the past than has been assumed. Given that today many scholars are finding more similarities between national cultures than differences, to what extent can a certain phenomenon continue to be labeled specifically “German”?

The theme of the 2nd annual NCGS conference, Ways of War: Violence and the Culture of Conflict in Modern Germany examines these ideas in an international and interdisciplinary forum. We invite scholarly presentations which consider the general phenomenon of competition and conflict in Germany—especially its theoretical development, practical exercise, and long-term impact on both Germany and the wider world.

The workshop is open to all students, teachers, scholars as well as anyone in the general public interested in learning more about this controversial subject in German history, however, registration is required. Please visit www.unc.edu/ncgs/workshops.html for details and registration information.

Deadline: April 1, 2009

The EU and NATO in the 21st Century: Security Collaborators or Competitors?

European Union Center of Excellence, University of PittsburghApril 7, 2009 | University of Pittsburgh
This one-day conference will bring together academics and practitioners to explore how the EU and NATO are coping with the evolving defense and security environment in Europe and beyond, and its impact on the crucial transatlantic relationship with the U.S. The conference will also examine the impact of the following on the EU, NATO and their interrelationship: the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP), the European security strategy adopted in 2003, NATO’s “Strategic Concept” adopted at the 1999 summit, the demands of its numerous partnerships with non-NATO states, and its efforts to modernize itself at the 2002 and 2004 summits. Both the EU and NATO face military challenges today, but more often than not these are in an “out of area” context and/or involve asymmetrical conflicts including insurgencies and terrorism. One or more presentations may also address what form, functions and strategies European security institutions, and their relationship with the U.S., may need to adopt in the face of these and future security challenges.

For more information, please click here: www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/events/conferences/PDFs/EU-NATO-2009.pdf

Reducing Health Inequalities Conference

May 8-9, 2009 | Hertie School of Governance | Berlin, Germany
In highly developed countries, the widening differences in socioeconomic status which enhance inequalities in health outcomes are a growing problem. The result is a loss of educational and economic competences in large parts of the population which reduces the economic prosperity of the whole country. Therefore, tackling health inequalities and implementing health equity strategies are the main objectives of public health policy in welfare states around the globe.

The conference, jointly organised by the School of Public Health at the University of Bielefeld and the Hertie School of Governance, will focus on the comparative analysis of public health strategies in different states. The leading questions are: What do we know about the interaction of welfare regimes and health outcomes? Do regime types influence the results of health equity strategies? Do they have consequences for the overall burden of disease? Which strategy is appropriate in order to reduce health inequalities? How can the particularly heavy burden of disease faced by families, children, adolescents, the elderly, the migrant population, and other vulnerable parts of the population in low economic and educational status be reduced? What do we really know about successful strategies?

The conference will be held in English. For more information, please see the preliminary program (PDF).


K-12 Schools

International Travel Grant: Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

U.S. Department of StateThe Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and implemented by IREX, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization. TEA will provide 156 secondary school teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. The international participants will travel to the United States in two cohorts of 75-78 teachers each in spring or fall 2010. Their program will include coursework and intensive training in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, and teaching strategies for the participants’ home environment, as well as the use of computers for Internet, word processing, and as teaching tools. The 6-week program will also include a 2-week internship at a secondary school to actively engage participants with American teachers and students. Trips to U.S. cultural sites and academic support will be provided for participants throughout the program.

In spring and summer 2011 a cohort of 78 U.S. teachers will reciprocate the visits of the international teachers. Each U.S. teacher will be hosted by a TEA alumni school in the participating country where they will team-teach, discuss best teaching practices, curriculum, and educational issues in the host country. The trip will include visits to local schools and parent committees, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and local government offices. Also, TEA will provide follow-on grants to the international teachers to purchase essential materials for their schools, to offer follow-on training for other teachers, and to conduct other activities that will build on their exchange experience.

For details, please visit http://www.irex.org/programs/tea/tea_info.asp

Deadline for US teachers: April 27, 2009

Global Updates from World View

World View This issue of Global Updates highlights a sample of international summer opportunities for educators and students, including summer institutes or courses, international service learning and exchange opportunities, and international study tours for educators.

To see previous Global Updates from World View, please visit the archive.

 

Position Announcement

Executive Director of European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill Center for European StudiesThe Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Center Executive Director, employment beginning as soon as possible but no later than June 1, 2009. The Center is composed of a Title VI National Resource Center, a European Union Center for Excellence, and the Trans-Atlantic Masters program. The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer for these programs and is responsible for writing Center grants and administering Center programs. Teaching in the Trans-Atlantic Masters program is an optional duty. The Center for European Studies is one of five Centers in the United States with both Title VI and EUCE grants and thus ranks in the top tier of European Studies programs in the US. Further information about the Center can be obtained at www.unc.edu/depts/europe/ces_home.html. A master's degree, preferably in modern European Studies, is required. PhD or ABD preferred. Salary range: $60,000-$75,000 depending on qualifications.

Candidates should apply at http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers/search.htm (search in EPA non-faculty positions) and attach a CV and cover letter. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and educator. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit reference letters to: John D. Stephens, Director, Center for European Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 3449, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3449 (jdsteph@unc.edu).

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.


EUSA Corner
Following are meetings and announcements from the European Union Studies Association, of which the UNC-CH Center for European Studies is a sustaining member.

Association for the Study of Nationalities 14th Annual World Convention: Imagined Communities, Real Conflicts, and National Identities

Association for the Study of NationalitiesApril 23-25, 2009 | Columbia University, NY
The final program of the ASN 2008 World Convention can now be downloaded at the ASN web site, www.nationalities.org. The Convention, sponsored by the Harriman Institute, will be held at Columbia University. The program features more than 120 panels on the Balkans, Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus, Eurasia, Turkey, China, and nationalism studies. Recurrent themes on the program include the Politics of Memory, Mass Violence, War Tribunals, EU Enlargement, Ethnography, Ethnic Minorities and Diasporas.

For full details, please visit http://www.nationalities.org/

Lectureship in Political Science

Royal Holloway, University of LondonThe Department of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London, invites applications for a career- track Lectureship in Political Science. For this Lectureship we have interests in one or more of the following areas: British politics, European politics, United States politics. Expertise in advanced quantitative methodology will be considered desirable, but not essential.

Further details and an application form are available at www.rhul.ac.uk/politics-and-IR/vacancies/.

Deadline: April 6, 2009

Call for Applicants: MA in European Studies

Bogazici UniversityMAPES, the MA Program in European Studies (MAPES) at Bogazici University, Istanbul is calling for applicants for the academic year 2009-2010. MAPES is a one year (October 2009 – August 2010), non-thesis, fee based MA Program in Global Affairs and European Studies. The language of instruction is English. The profile of MAPES students is highly international, and includes students from various EU countries as well as Australia, Canada and the United States. MAPES is an interdisciplinary program that combines the strengths of faculty in political science, international relations, economics, modern Turkish studies, history and sociology. Our graduates receive a first-rate training in the area of political and economic, as well as historical and cultural dimensions of Globalization, International Relations and European Union-Turkey Relations.

The program is designed to provide its graduates with academic and analytical skills they need to develop International Relations and European-related careers in institutions of European Union, other international and European organizations, business, government, NGO sector, and academia.

For more information and application forms please visit our website at www.mapes.boun.edu.tr

Deadline: April 10, 2009

Call for Papers: Sport and the European Union: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead

Sport and EUJune 22-23, 2009 | University of Stirling
The organisers of the 2009 Workshop invite colleagues to submit papers addressing the legal, management and policy issues that pertain to the relationship between sports and the European Union. We welcome theoretical and comparative perspectives and encourage contributions that are wide-ranging and eclectic. Interdisciplinary contributions are especially valued.

Contributions from academics, legal practitioners, coaches, sports managers and anyone else with an interest in the field will all be equally welcome. Early-career researchers and postgraduate students (who may take advantage of the reduced-rate accommodation) are particularly invited to attend. The aim of the workshop is simply to provide a supportive, stimulating environment for considered discourse among those interested in the EU’s relationship with sport.

We would encourage prospective participants to visit both the sport and EU website (www.sportandeu.com) and that of Stirling Law School (www.law.stir.ac.uk), if only to see the beautiful and historic Airthrey Castle where the law school is now based and where the workshop will be held. Thus enthused, prospective participants are invited to register by completing and returning the regsitration form (PDF). Those wishing to present a paper should also submit an abstract of about 150 words (plus four or five key words), and we would encourage everyone to do this.

Extended deadline: April 16, 2009

Call for Monographs: Edwin Mellen Press

Mellen PressThe Edwin Mellen Press will be attending the eleventh biennial meeting of European Union specialists in Los Angeles, California on April 23-25, 2009. We will be looking for new authors to expand our existing collection of monographs pertaining to European Union Studies.

In support of the EUSA’s scholarly efforts and constitutional foundations, we welcome monograph proposals on any theme related to the European Union from a variety of disciplines. Monographs that foster a critical understanding of the Member-States, historical development, institutions, processes, policies, programs, and culture of the European Union are encouraged. There is no page limit and monographs in all languages will be considered.

If you would like to speak with an editor during the conference about your book idea please stop by the book display for an informal conversation with our editor, Katharine Clark. You may also contact her to set up a formal appointment to discuss your abstract or manuscript by e-mailing kclark@mellenpress.com.

To view our current list of over 6000 titles, including hundreds in World Literature, Political Science, History, and European Cultures, please visit our website at www.mellenpress.com.

 

Other International Studies News

Public Lecture: Negotiating Peace

Negotiating PeaceThursday, March 26, 2009 | 7pm | FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Betty Bigombe has served as mediator between the Ugandan government and Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), promoting peace to both parties. Hear Uganda’s 1994 Woman of the Year discuss her experiences negotiating with the LRA and the effect of this enduring conflict specifically on women and children. Reception to follow.

Hosted by Advocates of Human Rights, Campus Y, the Office of International Affairs Global Education Distinguished Speakers Series, Carolina Women’s Center, African Studies Center, James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence, Center for Global Initiatives, Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center, Curriculum in International and Area Studies, and NC Hillel as part of Human Rights Week and Women’s Week.

Blue butterflyAn Encounter with Nabokov's Blue Butterfly: Natural History and Literature

Thursday, April 2, 2009 | 5:00pm | 402 Dey Hall
Hana Pichova will be presenting a public lecture entitled An Encounter with Nabokov's Blue Butterfly: Natural History and Literature. Hana Pichova is joining the faculty of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures this fall. Her specialties include Czech and Russian literature and cultural studies. She is currently on the Slavic faculty at UT Austin.

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