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PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Darwin Day

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Johnny Randall, NCBG Director of Conservation Sunday, February 12; 2-3:30 p.m. • Free. Preregistration required.   Charles Darwin was fascinated with insectivorous plants in general, and the Venus flytrap in particular. Join us for a look at Darwin’s studies of the Venus flytrap and its natural history, evolutionary biology and current conservation efforts. A reception […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

French Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Featuring Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Yiddish Performances by Holocaust Survivors

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: JEFFREY SHANDLER (Rutgers University), will explore the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive—the largest collection of videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors—which includes hundreds of interviews conducted entirely or partially in Yiddish. In dozens of these videos, survivors sing a song or recite a poem in the language, in the course of recounting their life histories.  […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Mapping Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Paris

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Featuring Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French In nineteenth-century Paris, administrators saw the regulation of prostitution as a means of imposing order in a rapidly evolving city. By plotting spaces from brothels to boulevards, novelists likewise turned to prostitution to make sense of Paris in their fictions. Carolina’s […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 8.00

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Friday, Feb. 10 (UNC 2-for-1 discount with UNC OneCard) 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Friday’s show here. Saturday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Saturday’s show here. Tuesday, Feb. 14 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets to Tuesday’s show here. Ever hear the phrase, “I love you to the moon and back?” Well, […]

Great Books Reading Group: Beloved by Tony Morrison

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Tuesdays, February 7 and 14, 2017 with Danielle Christmas, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts.  This semester, we are hosting one to three sessions per book.   Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Humanities Happy Hour: Humanitarian Aid in Haiti

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Cost: Free

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Join Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Medical Director, Internal Medicine Clinic, Elizabeth Greig at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on February 15 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Dr. Greig will discuss the status of humanitarian aid in Haiti after recent disasters in Haiti. Come raise a glass with one […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

IAAR Faculty Fellows Lecture Series – Dr. Andrea Benjamin’s “Black & Latino Political Incorporation in Durham, NC”

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Contact: Institute of African American Research

Description: Institute of African American Research (IAAR) Faculty Fellows Lecture BLACK & LATINO POLITICAL INCORPORATION IN DURHAM, NC given by Andrea Benjamin Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science IAAR Faculty Fellow 2016-17 Andrea Benjamin, one of two IAAR Faculty Fellows, will lecture on her study of whether and how Blacks and Latinos in Durham, North Carolina […]

Hutchins Lecture: Julie Reed on Social Services in the Cherokee Nation

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Location: Pleasants Room, Wilson Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: “What is the real basis of a public enterprise?”: The Cherokee Nation and the Social Safety Net In this lecture, Re ed will discuss why nineteenth-century Cherokee people chose to surrender aspects of their holistic system of care for others rooted within a matrilineal clan system and governed by local community obligations and clan responsibilities […]

Leon Botstein | The 23rd Annual Mary Stevens Reckford Lecture in European Studies

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Location: Graham Memorial

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Conductor, musicologist and Bard College President Leon Botstein will deliver the lecture “Sounding Forms: What Music and Its Practice Reveal about Modern European History.” Exploring the character of music in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Botstein examines its rhetoric, structure, logic, and qualities in an effort to see what the culture of active participation […]

UNC Jazz Faculty and Charanga Carolina

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Jazz Faculty and Charanga Carolina perform with artist-in-residence Dayna Stephens, tenor saxophone, as part of the 2017 Carolina Jazz Festival. 

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Rethinking Modernity: Europe and the World from the Renaissance to the Crisis of the 21st Century

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 17 @ 4:30 pm – February 18 @ 1:00 pm Most narratives of Western history have long argued that Europeans and Americans achieved unprecedented human progress by creating the key institutions and values of modernity: global trading systems, democratic national states, advanced science and technology, religious tolerance, and the legal equality of […]

Rethinking Modernity: Europe and the World from the Renaissance to the Crisis of the 21st Century

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 17 @ 4:30 pm – February 18 @ 1:00 pm Most narratives of Western history have long argued that Europeans and Americans achieved unprecedented human progress by creating the key institutions and values of modernity: global trading systems, democratic national states, advanced science and technology, religious tolerance, and the legal equality of […]

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

Winter Backyard Birds

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Saturday, February 18; 10–11:30 a.m. • $10 ($8 Members); no fee for accompanying adult Ages 6-10 with accompanying adult. It’s National Bird Feeding Month! Learn to identify common winter birds by sight and sound. We’ll visit our bird-feeding station for up-close encounters, learn how to be a citizen scientist and make recycled feeders to take […]