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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 […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

UNC Opera: Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Opera will perform Massenet’s Cendrillon on November 11 at 8:00 pm for the first performance. The second performance will be November 12 at 7:30 pm. Both performances will happen in the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC […]

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 […]

Roundtable: Return to Authoritarianism in the Balkans?

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: Though the Western Balkans are making progress to membership in the EU, politics in the region diverge from the script laid out in Brussels. International watchdogs and local civil society raise concern about democratic backsliding. The rule of law is shallow, the media fall under political control, and parliamentary opposition fails to hold powerholders accountable. […]

Gertrude Weil’s Fight for Suffrage: A Southern Lady and New Jewish Woman

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Gertrude Weil (1879-1971), leader of the state’s women’s suffrage campaign, embodied North Carolina’s liberal and traditional paradoxes. Rooted in the small-town South, she fought not just to remake women’s role in politics and civil society, locally and globally, but to transform Jewish communal life. Beyond her Zionism and Jewish activism, Weil rooted in Judaism her […]

NC Master’s & PhD Career Fair

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Location: The Friday Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Graduate and professional students and post docs in humanities/social sciences and STEM fields are cordially invited to attend this event at the Friday Center put on by 6 NC institutions (Duke, NC State, UNC CH, UNC Charlotte, UNC Greensboro, and Wake Forest). To view the employers that are participating in this Fall’s event, see: http://bit.ly/MPHDFair17  […]

Italian Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Featuring Amy Chambless, Teaching Associate Professor of Italian 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 […]

Safe Zone Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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Cost: Free

Contact: UNC-CH LGBTQ Center

Description: Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTIQA+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

How Should We Inhabit the Earth? Reconciling Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Peter White, Professor of Biology Biologist E.O. Wilson has suggested that half the earth be set aside for biodiversity to stem the extinction of diverse species, but how can we design such a solution and how can ecological sustainability be reconciled with other human needs? This talk will explore these critical environmental and ethical issues, […]

A Carolina Jewel: Reflections on PlayMakers Repertory Company’s History and Its Future

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m. Reception and exhibition viewing | North Carolina Collection Gallery 5:30 p.m. Talk | Pleasants Family Assembly Room PlayMakers Repertory Company was founded in 1976 as the professional theater of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of Dramatic Art. Join us as Vivienne Benesch, producing artistic director for PlayMakers since 2016, lifts the curtain to share some […]

Industry Night: International Careers

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Location: Atrium, Fed Ex Global Education Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Connect with professionals that have experience working internationally. Learn about international career opportunities. Gain information to help with your career decision-making journey. RSVP in Handshake (https://careers.unc.edu/students/resources/handshake). Business Casual Attire. Refreshments will be provided.

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Marc Handelman

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Marc Handelman is an artist working primarily in painting but also in installation, books, film/video and photography. His work explores the ways in which forms of rhetoric in landscape and nature surface in our visual culture and politics and continue to structure an array of ideological effects including the aestheticization and legitimization of forms of structural violence and oppression.

New Music from the Composition Studio

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Composition Studio will hold its fall concert to unveil their original pieces. This concert will be in Hill Hall 107 and is free and open to the public.

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 […]

Policy Career Paths Panel- for Graduate Students

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Location: Online

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Co-hosted by the Graduate School, Training Initiatives in Biological and Biomedical Science (TIBBS), and University Career Services, as well as student group, Science Policy and Advocacy Club (SPAG) Master’s, PhD and postdoctoral trainees from any discipline will hear from new and seasoned employees on a range of topics related to pursuing careers focused on policy.  […]

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. […]

Industry Night: Careers in the Social Sciences

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Location: Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Hear from professionals in your field and learn how they got where they are. Added bonus: practice your mingling skills with small group and one-on-one conversations! Light refreshments will be provided. Business Casual Attire.  RSVP in Handshake (https://careers.unc.edu/students/resources/handshake).

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. […]

From the Front: Clementine Vidal-Naquet

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Daniel Sherman

Description: From the Front:  Private Lives and Personal Letters in World War I The First World War created massive divisions in the lives of families. In France, indeed, at least five million couples experienced separation during the four years of war. Most of these couples pursued their private lives by exchanging letters. The amount of conjugal […]

Industry Night: Careers in the Humanities

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Location: Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: What can you do with a Humanities degree? The possibilities are endless!  Join us for an evening of networking with professionals who have found rewarding and varied work in the Humanities.  Learn about endless career options and discover what people REALLY do with degrees in Humanities!  Refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP in Handshake (https://careers.unc.edu/students/resources/handshake).

War & Conflict in Contemporary India

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Location: Hamilton Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense

Description: Dr. Arjun Subramaniam, visiting fellow with the Harvard University Asia Center, will give a talk on 16 November on a book he wrote to highlight the contribution of India’s military in preserving and protecting democracy in India and to give military history its rightful place within India’s contemporary historical discourse. The talk would cover myriad aspects of […]

International Civil Servants by Day: The Cold War of Everyday Life in the UNESCO Secretariat, 1956-1967

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies

Description: This presentation, featuring Louis Porter, a PhD Candidate in the UNC History Department, will focus on a chapter from a larger project on Soviet participation in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the 1950s and 1960s. It presents a case study of the daily lives of Soviet citizens who worked in the international civil service […]

2017 Charleston Lecture: Philip & Pierce Freelon

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Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us in the Stone Center Theatre for the 2017 Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs by Philip and Pierce Freelon, titled “Black Space Making and the Built Environment.” Philip Freelon is a renowned architect who served as the lead designer for the Stone Center as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History […]

Harp Ensemble Recital

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Harp Ensemble will present their Fall 2017 recital on November 16, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Person Recital Hall. This recital is free and open to the public.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Priceless Gem Tour: American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative

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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. […]

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]

Sweatshops and Robots: Transitions in Global Labor

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: In collaboration with the Global Studies Center Technological advancement and globalization are having a critical effect on employment and our global economy. Marshall Brain will discuss the effects of automation and intelligent machines as competitors with humans for employment in the labor marketplace. Peter Coclanis will explore the effects and future of global outsourcing of […]

Please donate: UNC ‘Food for All’ Football Gameday Food Collection

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Location: Polk Place

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Employee Forum

Description: Celebrate Military, Senior & Employee Appreciation Day by helping us fight hunger in North Carolina! In conjunction with the ‘Food for All’ University theme, the Employee Forum is hosting a canned food collection prior to the UNC versus Western Carolina football game at Tar Heel Town in Polk Place on November 18, 2017 from 12-3 […]

Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers, both under the direction of Professor Susan Klebanow, will perform the music of Rachmaninoff, Taneyev, Stravinsky, Bartok, and others in this concert. As this is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for students or UNC faculty/staff. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Contact: Department of Communication

Description: UNC Department of Communication Presents The 2017 – 2018 Swain Studio 6 Performance Series   The Four Underwear Models of the Apocalypse By Rob Hamilton with choreography by Heather Tatreau November 16-19 at 8PM UNC-Chapel Hill Campus, Swain Hall, Studio 6 101 E. Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC   The Four Underwear Models of the […]