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NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming Events

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Important Dates

  • Friday, September 5: Deadline for undergraduate students to apply to graduate in December 2014.
  • Tuesday, September 9: Global African Diaspora talk, see below for details
  • Wednesday, September 10: Text as Art/Art as Text: Jewish Visual Encounters, see below for details.
  • Friday, October 10: Last day to drop course without academic penalty.
  • Monday-Tuesday, October 13-14: Fall Break. Classes dismissed; offices open.
  • Friday, October 17: Graduate student language proficiency exam, 1:30-4:30 pm
  • Friday, October 24: UNCG History Alumni Networking Event, see below for details.
  • Friday, November 14: M.A. Comprehensive Exams
  • Wednesday-Friday, November 26-28: Thanksgiving holiday break. Classes dismissed.
  • Monday, December 1: Last day of classes
  • Tuesday, December 2: Reading Day
  • December 3-6 amd 8-10: Final examinations
  • Thursday, December 11: December commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
  • December 24-January 1: UNCG closed for Winter Break.
  • Monday, January 12: Spring 2015 classes begin.

“The Global African Diaspora in the 17th Century: Peru, India and Virginia”

Tuesday, September 9, 6-7:30 p.m.
Alexander Room, EUC

Dr. Omar Ali will speak on “The Global African Diaspora in the 17th Century: Peru, India and Virginia.” It is part of UNCG’s “A Conversation with the Community” series.

When many people think “African Diaspora, they think about the transatlantic slave trade and African American history. The African Diaspora, however, covers a much larger space and period of time — from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic world, from the second century to the present. An exploration of three people and their respective locations during the 17th century will provide a snapshot of the global African Diaspora and a way of understanding both the shared experiences of people of African descent and the different ways in which their particular historical contexts and geographical locations either enabled or deterred their freedom.

"Text as Art/Art as Text: Jewish Visual Encounters "

Wednesday, September 10 , 6:30 pm
The UNCG Faculty Center , 402 College Avenue

The Department of Religious Studies and the Jewish Studies Program, in conjunction with the Henry Samuel Levinson Program Endowment for Jewish Studies, the Herman and Zelda Bernard Distinguished Professorship in Jewish Studies, and the Judith Rosenstock Hyman Jewish Studies Program Endowment the Barbara Colchamiro Endowment, present "Text as Art/Art as Text: Jewish Visual Encounters" (A Jewish Studies Teaching Panel) featuring Marc Bregman, Bernard Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies, Ellen Haskell, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Asa Eger, Assistant Professor of History, Emily Levine, Assistant Professor of History, facilitated by Derek Krueger, Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor, Department of Religious Studies. Reception to Follow.

Save the Date for the First Annual UNCG History Alumni Networking Event, Friday, October 24th!

Please RSVP here: http://bit.ly/1oaM4Qx Questions, email Dr. Levine: ejlevine@uncg.edu


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