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Tours by Ackland Student Guides

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: During the academic year, Ackland Student Guides lead conversational tours based on a particular theme, enabling Ackland visitors to gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection. Tours are held every Sunday at 1 PM and on the second Friday of every month during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk. Meet in the Ackland lobby. Free […]

UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

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Location: Memorial Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Join the Department of Music for a concert featuring both the UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band. Wind Ensemble is conducted by Evan Feldman, and Symphony Band is conducted by Arris Golden. 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 […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

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 attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

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 […]

Natural Disasters and Social Vulnerability: A Global and Local Perspective

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Gavin Smith, Research Professor of City and Regional Planning and Director, US Department of Homeland Security’s Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence With climate change predicted to increase the incidence of natural disasters, communities need to prepare to face the challenges of recovery. Gavin Smith examines how governments at different levels, non-governmental organizations, and volunteers work […]

Ackland Film Forum: Kagemusha

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Location: Varsity Theatre

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Free admission for students and faculty with One Cards. $4 admission for the general public. All screenings held at 7:00 PM at the Varsity Theater, 123 East Franklin St., Downtown Chapel Hill. (Japan, 1980, dir. Akira Kurosawa) PG | 2h 42min Introduced by Inger Brodey, UNC English & Comparative Literature A petty thief with an utter […]

Great Books Reading Groups: Speeches by Abraham Lincoln

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Rachel Gurvich, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law “Ranging from finely honed legal argument to wry and sometimes savage humor, the writings collected in this volume are at once a literary testament of the greatest writer ever to occupy the White House and a documentary history of America in Abraham Lincoln’s time. They record Lincoln’s […]

CV/Cover Letter Careers Beyond the Tenure Track

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs, resumes, and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis and how you can sell your transferable skills to a non-academic employer. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your […]

Taste: Chinese Cuisine and Taiwanese Identity

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Michelle King, Associate Professor of History Carolina Public Humanities and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) are teaming up to bring you Humanities Happy Hour. Starting this fall, Happy Hours will feature the scholars who have been IAH Faculty Fellows. To celebrate this sensational collaboration, we are organizing all our Happy Hours around […]

Academic Career Path Panels- for UNC Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Scholars

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Location: Aquarium Lounge, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Agenda: 10:30am -12pm STEM and Humanities/SS Faculty Panels, 12-1pm Lunch and Networking, 1-2:30 Academic Administration Panel, 2:30-3 Reception and Networking, Check in – Carolina Union “Aquarium Lounge” (3rd Floor).  Panels in 3408/3411.  Lunch and networking receptions in the Aquarium Lounge Co-hosted by the Graduate School, Training Initiatives in Biological and Biomedical Science (TIBBS), and University […]

What’s the Big Idea? Series | Session 2: Refugees: Pathways, Experiences, and Resettlement

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Note: This series is in conjunction with REFUGEE, a free multimedia art exhibit on display at the Friday Center from September 25-November 3, 2017. Learn more about the exhibit and to plan your visit. Exhibit open before all events. Come early and explore the exhibit at your leisure. The Friday Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?” series returns this fall! There are about […]

Indigenous People and Cultures in a Globalizing Era – A Dialogues Seminar

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Cost: 65

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: In collaboration with the Institute for the Study of the Americas Global economic and cultural changes have profoundly affected indigenous cultures throughout the Americas, but these changes have also given indigenous people new reasons to reaffirm their cultural identities as they resist globalizing social forces. In this dialogue seminar, Emilio del Valle Escalante will examine […]