December 5, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

Sigma Iota Rho Call for Papers
SIR’s Journal of International Relations is accepting article submissions for its spring 2020 journal.  The deadline is Friday, January 24, 2020.

Journalism in the Era of Disinformation Fellowship
This fellowship explores disinformation in political news coverage in the U.S. and Europe and strategies to counteract it. May 2020 program applications are due January 15, 2020.

Successful Career in Finance
Ellen Zentner, one of the highest ranked women in globalfinance, will discuss career success.

Mock World Health Organization
December 5, 7-8pm, Thwing Center 302
Students interested in global health are invited to attend an information session about a mock World Health Organization conference at UNC Chapel Hill April 3-5, 2020.



Japan-America Student Conference
US and Japanese students analyze the US-Japan relationship while traveling around the US. Scholarships are available. Deadline for the Summer 2020 Conference is February 1, 2020.



Varda by Agnès
December 6, 9pm, Cinematheque
December 8, 4pm, Cinematheque
An autobiographical film of the French artist Agnès Varda. Tickets are $8 for age 25 and under.

Another Day of Life
December 7, 5pm, Cinematheque
This film is based on a Polish journalist’s first-hand account of the Angolan civil war in 1975. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Klezmer Music
December 8, 7:30-9pm, Harkness Chapel
Klezmer music combines Jewish, Romanian, and Moldavian styles and later became the basis for Yiddish dance music. Free and open to the public.


Middle East

Turkish Food Festival
December 8, 11am-4pm
Enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine.


The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter.  Students are encouraged to evaluate them.