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Fulbright Info Session

Join UNC's Fulbright Program Adviser for an overview of the program, a discussion of the application process at UNC and a question and answer session. 

All those interested in the Fulbright are encouraged to visit http://cgi.unc.edu/fulbright to review the basics, submit an interest form and join the Fulbright Student Sakai site in advance.

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Workshop, Lecture and Conference Series: Gender, War, and the Western World 1650s-present

The planned series of events investigates how gender, an amalgam of ideals and practices that give meaning to and socially differentiate male and female, contributed to the shaping of warfare and military culture and was simultaneously transformed by them. It explores this subject by focusing on such themes as the cultural representations of military and war; the interconnections of the military and civil society; war violence and war experience on the home and battle fronts; the consequences of participation in war and the military for citizenship' the gendered process of (de)mobilization, post war cultures, and memories of war. Chronologically, the project covers the key periods of warfare development since 1950. While the main geographical focus is on Europe and the Americas, this history has to include the long-term processes of colonization and empire-building originating from sixteenth-century Europe and their aftermath in the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australia. 

Public Workshop: Gender, War, and Humanitarianism in the Twentieth CenturyUniversity Room, Hyde HallThursday, September 11, 1:30– 5:00 pm.

Public Keynote Lecture: "Gender, 9/11, and the Wars of Globalization Today;" Thursday, September 11, 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

Conference: Gender, War, and Culture: From Age of the World Wars to the Cold War, Anti-Colonial Struggle, and the Wars of Globalization (1910s-present); Friday-Saturday, September 12-13, 2014.


Organized by the UNC History Department and the Duke-UNC Gender, War, and Culture Series. For more information about this event, please see here


Fulbright U.S. Student Program UNC Campus Deadline

Fulbright Applications for enrolled students as well as alumni applying through UNC are due at 11:59pm EST in the Embark Online Application System.

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