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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Jenny Marvel

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Enjoy a free, 30-minute docent-led tour every Wednesday at 2:00 PM. These tours enable 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.

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 […]