Upcoming Events

Humanities Labs Info Session
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

The Franklin Humanities Institute is soliciting proposals for a new Humanities Lab, or two new Labs, to begin in the 2018-19 academic year. At least one Lab will have an international, transnational, global, pre-national, oceanic, or planetary focus. The new Labs will receive funding for 2-3 years... read more »

Psychic Standards: Psychiatry, Classification, Literature
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Dr. Reilly argues that the birth of psychiatry as a medical specialization in the late nineteenth century participated in an original mutation of the relations between psychic, cultural, and social structures. A critical analysis of psychiatry helps enrich and supplement prevailing psychoanalytic... read more »

Scholars + Storytelling: #GeekGirls
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C106 "PhD Lab"

The triumphant return of our Scholars + Storytelling series kicks off as we hear from Tracy Walker, one of Story Lab's very own graduate fellows! Tracy is a North Carolina-based writer, scholar, and geektivist who spends her time thinking about the spaces inhabited by women and minorities in fandom... read more »

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

This symposium is for faculty and students who are interested in scholarly communication in the Global South and the challenges of interlingual scholarly exchange and translation generally. It is also for anyone who is working on a translation that they would like to publish. 10:00 A.M. Breakfast... read more »

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

Interested in a paid Summer Session I opportunity to tell stories from research? Come out to an info session to find out about the Story+ program! We'll have snacks, a short video presentation, a Q&A with former participants, and a chance for you to speak to Summer 2018 project sponsors.... read more »

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Library Gravatt Seminar Room 359

Are you a doctoral student in the humanities or humanistic social sciences intrigued about collaborative research opportunities? Would you like to gain more experience in mentoring undergraduates, managing complex projects, exploring beyond your discipline or working closely with faculty members... read more »

The Big Business of Selling Romance
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Romance novels account for 34% of all fiction sold annually and have spawned some of the largest blockbuster franchises of our time. But what's the real reason readers gobble them up? Strong heroines? Sex-on-the-page? The Happily Ever After? Muscly guys on the covers? Romance is both a niche market... read more »

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
Goodson Chapel

The two-day conference on "The Logic of Sanctuary" begins with a public forum on the sanctuary movement. How and why was this religious concept revived, and what resources does it offer? The roundtable brings together journalists, activists, and academics to think through these pressing questions... read more »

Friday, February 9, 2018 (All day)
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

In the past few years, from Standing Rock to Rojava, we have seen the emergence of transnational and interfaith forms of religious activism. How should we conceptualize these alternative forms of religious mobilization? This workshop uses the theme of "sanctuary" as a jumping-off point to think... read more »

Active Latin
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:30am

Latin professors, graduate students and instructors, and high school teachers from around the Carolinas are invited to attend Active Latin with Justin Slocum Bailey, a teacher training session, hosted by the Classics Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Department... read more »