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Asexual Awareness Day

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Location: UNC-Chapel Hill

Contact: UNC-CH LGBTQ Center

Description: We celebrate Ace Awareness Day as our campus observance of Asexual Awareness Week (October 22nd to 28th 2017). Join us to show pride in your ace or aro identity, spend time with other folks on the Ace spectrum, and learn about asexual, aromantic, demisexual, and grey-asexual experiences!

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selections from UNC’s Long Story Shorts Festival 2011-2015

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage

Description: This event is the second in a series of three to be held in different locations around the Durham-Chapel Hill area; see events.unc.edu for more.  Flyleaf Books welcomes Dana Coen, editor of “25 Short Plays, Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival,” for a dramatic presentation of two plays taken from the book. […]

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

2017 Korean Fall Festival/K-Pop Contest

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Location: Online

Description: Free to the public! Come join the celebration this Thursday, October 26th. Great prizes, delicious food, and live music! Parking under building after 5 p.m. Food will be served at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Dr. Ji-Yeon Jo at joj@email.unc.edu

Intermediate French Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: 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 foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve […]

Precarious Work in a Changing World Economy

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Arne L. Kalleberg, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology Major changes have engulfed the employment systems in virtually all advanced capitalist nations. Work has become more uncertain, unstable and insecure, and workers receive fewer social benefits. This talk will examine how the rise of “precarious work” in the global economy is transforming personal lives and social […]

Special Event: Uche Okpa-Iroha, Executive Director, The Nlele Institute

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Location: Peabody Hall

Description: Uche Okpa-Iroha was born on the 2nd of January 1972 in Enugu, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree (1997) in Food Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. He was spurred to go into photography in 2005. His early works were inspired by the essence of humanity and the living conditions of his subjects. Most of his portraits can be interpreted as dialogues between his subjects and their habitual environment. Uche’s current style seems to draw attention to the continent (Africa) where he uses cinematic narratives as a reference to investigate the stereotypical representation of deviant or marginal cultures.

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

Great Books Reading Group: Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 60

Description: featuring Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor of German “Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

Don’t Be Boring . . . and Other Pro Tips for Talking about Science, with New York Times Contributing Writer JoAnna Klein

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Description: Writer and blogger JoAnna Klein approaches science by embracing its uncertainty, mining wacky details, celebrating visuals, treating scientists as humans, and just being very curious. Learn her secrets for science storytelling that will engage any audience. 5 p.m. Reception 5:30 p.m. Talk Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public UNC students […]

Artist’s Talk: Ben Alper

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Cost: Free

Description: Join Ben Alper as he talks about the inspiration and creative working process behind his first three publications – Adrift, A Series of Occurrences, and A New Nothing. Additionally, he will reflect on the nature of self-publishing now, as well as the collaborative possibilities afforded by a more expanded view of publishing, in print and beyond. Ben Alper, […]

Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selections from UNC’s Long Story Shorts Festival 2011-2015

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Location: Bull’s Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Writing for the Screen and Stage

Description: This event is the third in a series of three to be held in different locations around the Durham-Chapel Hill area; see events.unc.edu for more.  UNC’s Bull’s Head Bookshop welcomes Dana Coen, editor of “25 Short Plays, Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival,” for a dramatic presentation of two plays taken from the […]

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

Across the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle Trail (Free concert by Stephen Wade)

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Grammy-nominated musician and author Stephen Wade (The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience) presents in concert backstories and highlights from his latest album, Across the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle Trail (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings). The concert stems from his much-acclaimed book and a lifetime of personal experiences with […]

“Southern Things” Issue Launch

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Southern Cultures

Description: Join us at the Love House & Hutchins Forum as we celebrate our special fall issue on “Southern Things” with a night of good food, strong drink, and the finest storytelling. This special issue, guest edited by Bernie Herman, features essays on Mississippi’s Rhinestone Cowboy, West Virginia’s last broom maker, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s orange grove, […]

In Exile: Political Emigration from Eastern Europe During the Last Decades of the Cold War

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: Contrary to the prevalent rhetoric of the Cold War, the 1970s and 1980s were a time of intensive exchange across the “Iron Curtain”. Particularly in the context of the international human rights movement, a Western public grew more interested in the activities and plight of East European opposition groups. East European political exiles in Western […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Thrills n’ Chills Halloween Tour!

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Then & Now Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

Guest Artists Recital: Rolf Schulte, violin, and James Winn, piano

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Guest artists Rolf Schulte (violin) and James Winn (piano) will give a recital as part of the Conversations in Modern Music series. They will perform works by Schoenberg, Martino, and Carter. This recital is free and open to the public.

John and June Allcott Undergraduate Gallery: Populus

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: elin o’Hara slavick

Description: Studio Art Majors/Honors Seminar ARTS 300/499, a collaborative team of UNC undergraduates, announce an exhibition-installation of Populus. The artist-students are diverse in their approaches to art making, but share a commitment to revealing, questioning and representing the complex socio-political situation of our time. Inspired by various divisions in our society today, we turned to a […]

In Times of War & Peace: American Musicals of the 1940s

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Tim Carter returns to the Adventures in Ideas stage with the second installment of his decade-by-decade examination of American Musicals. This fall he takes on the 1940s. Whether and how American musicals on stage or screen should respond to World War II was a matter of some debate at the time. Some argued in favor of morale-boosting […]