Registration deadline: February 1st. Each year, usually in late March or early April, 5-10 outstanding undergraduate researchers (accompanied by a faculty/staff member) from each ACC university gather at a host university to present their research, either verbally or as a poster. Welcome to the 2019 ACC Meeting of the Minds conference website. The conference will take place on March 29-31, 2019 at University of Louisville, KY. We’ll continue to update this website with conference details as the event approaches.
The submission period has opened for the 19th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2018. Each photographer may submit up to three photos. Photos may represent any world region and there is no restriction on the period in which the photograph was taken. Entries will be judged on artistic merit and context. Special consideration will be given to images that are distinctive and embrace new perspectives.
March 22-24, 2019. The Duke-UNC China Leadership Summit is an annual student-run conference organized by Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We invite leading experts to speak on topics of importance to Sino-US relations and create a platform for students from across the United States and all over the world to exchange perspectives on these issues, connect with speakers, and network with one another. This year’s conference will explore emerging trends such as China’s constitutional changes, dynamics in U.S.-China trade relations, the Belt and Road Initiative, geopolitical shifts in East Asia, and the social implications of China’s expanding technological industry.
Conference Date/Location: 5-6 April 2019 at Emory University – Atlanta, Georgia. Critical Juncture is an international conference uniting those who cross traditional boundaries of academic disciplines. Now in its sixth year at Emory University, Critical Juncture is more than just a conference—it is an intersectional forum for emerging scholars, artists, and activists to present their work and to advocate for social justice. Interested individuals may submit either content or process papers.
Put together a team to compete in your local university-based competitions for the chance to join your peers from across the country to compete in the Deloitte Consulting National Undergraduate Case Competition.
- Freshmen + Sophomores
- Deloitte will pay for airfare, lodging, meals, local transportation
- March 7-9, 2019
Deadline: February 15th. Conference: March 22-24th. Co-hosted by Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CLS is the South’s premier student academic conference on US-China relations, bringing together over 100 of the most promising students and young professionals from across China and the U.S. who are interested in deepening their understanding of China and creating a more productive relationship between the U.S. and China. Delegates will attend interactive seminars and keynote speeches led by prominent experts committed to the U.S.-China relationship in academia, business, government, and the non-profit sector.
Undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows are invited to submit abstracts to the third meeting of Feminisms Here and Now, an interdisciplinary conference organized by PhD students in the Departments of Communication and Geography of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Deadline: January 20th – Conference: April 5th-6th. The Walsh Exchange is accepting submissions of undergraduate students’ original IR research to be presented at our 8th annual conference in Washington, DC, on April 5th and 6th, 2019. The Walsh Exchange is an annual international relations research conference hosted by the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Mortara Center for International Studies. It is designed to give undergraduate students a platform to present their original research to scholars, professors, and panelists in the field.
Global crises are rising and getting worse, and there is a shortage of people to work in the field of humanitarian aid and disaster relief. La Roche College’s Global Development and Humanitarian Aid Training Program offers the chance to learn about working in these fields through an intense five-day workshop.
In the English-speaking world, Latin Americans are more often written about than read. As a result, the educated public in the United States continues to learn most of what it does know about the region from Latin Americanists who are themselves foreigners to the national realities they study. Since October 1990, the UNC and Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies has undertaken an effort to address this imbalance by establishing an ongoing editorial series, “Latin America in Translation/En Traducción/Em Tradução.”
The Leaders for Political Dialogue (LPD) initiative aims to create a meeting place – a forum – where representative voices, bipartisan and nonpartisan, undergraduate and graduate, can convene to discuss issues and hear each other’s point of view with curiosity and without fear. LPD also aims to foster skills training for participants in community engagement, facilitation and conflict mitigation so they can create similar forums to foster dialogue at home, on campuses and in communities.
Registration is now open. This year’s theme, Advocacy for Change: Celebrating Past Successes and Planning for the Future, honors how advocacy efforts are instrumental in advancing the health of minorities. Whether you are a community member, public health professional, student, public official, or researcher—attending the Minority Health Conference will provide you with tools for activism across disciplines through powerful keynote speakers, breakout sessions, exhibitors, posters, and networking.